Fonda Matsler, 96, of Amarillo, TX died Thursday, March 25, 2021.
Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 29, 2021, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Burial will be private. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.
Fonda was born November 20, 1924, in Muleshoe, TX to Thomas E. and Gertrude Duke. Following graduation from Tulia High School in 1942, she earned an associate degree from Chillicothe Business College. She worked for H.D. Lee in Kansas City, MO, then moved back to Tulia, TX to be close to her family during the war. Fonda later worked for the Texas Employment Commission and the Santa Fe Railroad.
She married Gerald R. Matsler on April 20, 1952, and faithfully served her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Matsler. They had been married for 52 years.
Survivors include two daughters, Dana Norrell and husband Billy, and Dede Webb, all of Amarillo, TX; a son, Dan Matsler and wife Kim, of Amarillo, TX; grandchildren, Zack Norrell, Nick Norrell, Tucker Norrell and wife Miranda, Michelle Valdez and husband Rolando, Monica Carlson and husband Andrew, David Matsler and Katie Walker, and Amanda Matsler and Matt Aupperle; and eleven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to your favorite charity.