A Graveside Service will be held Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 10:00 A.M. at Gridley-Biggs Cemetery for Shirley M. Mathauser, 76 of Richvale, California.  She passed away Thursday, September 17, 2009 at Oroville Hospital of natural causes.

A Graveside Service will be held Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 10:00 A.M. at Gridley-Biggs Cemetery for Shirley M. Mathauser, 76 of Richvale, California.  She passed away Thursday, September 17, 2009 at Oroville Hospital of natural causes.

Shirley was born March 20, 1933 in Oroville, California.  She was a life long resident of Butte County having worked many years at the Cannery.  She enjoyed flower gardening, camping and was an avid sports fan.  She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, 1 brother and 1 sister.

She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Frank Mathauser of Richvale, CA; 3 sons: Dan Mathauser & wife Sandy of Biggs, CA, Ron Mathauser of Biggs, CA and David Mathauser of Richvale, CA.  She is also survived by 2 grandchildren.

A Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 23, 2009 from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Randy Hamblin will officiate at the services.

Interment will be held at Gridley-Biggs Cemetery.

Contributions to the American (Breast) Cancer Society are suggested by the family.

Arrangements are entrusted to Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel.