Jenelda Mattern

Jenelda “Kay” Mattern, 65, of Sweet Home died Monday, Aug. 18 at the Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital.

She was born June 8, 1943 in Idaho Falls, Idaho, the daughter of Earl and Lucille (Hammock) Holbert. She had lived in the Sweet Home area for the past five years.

Mrs. Mattern enjoyed traveling, fishing and gardening.

She is survived by a son, David Lee Mattern of Arizona; brother, Jerry Holbert of Portland; sister and brother-in-law, Dee and Robert Patrick of Sweet Home; one granddaughter; a niece, Nicky Newport of Lebanon; nephews Rick Boyer of Eugene and John Boyer of California; and other distant relatives.

A private family gathering will be held at a later time. Huston-Jost Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.