Helen E. Mathis
Date of Birth
December 19, 1938
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Entered into Rest
July 29, 2022
Wahoo, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

Monday, August 8, 2022 ~ 2:00 p.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Interment at Jefferson City National Cemetery ~ Jefferson City, Missouri


Wahoo Eagles Club – Wahoo, Nebraska

Helen E. Mathis, 83, of Wahoo, NE, entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 29, 2022 at South Haven Living Center in Wahoo, NE.  She was born December 19, 1938 in Council Bluffs, IA to Ben and Helen (Smead) Croghan.  Helen graduated from Wahoo High School.  Through the years, Helen owned and operated the Mead Café in Mead, NE, she worked at Western Electric and she worked as a CNA at the Saunders Care Center, at VNA, Med Aide, and an in-home Health Aide.  After Robert and Helen retired, they moved to Sedalia, MO.

Helen was a member of the Eagles Club #2971 and the VFW Auxiliary #4502.  Helen was an independent, strong woman who enjoyed drawing, painting, baking and cooking.

She is survived by her children, Rusty Mathis, Wayne (Cindy) Mathis and Jennifer Nitz; step-daughters, Debbie (Dennis) Phillips, Luwwana Mathis and Pam Mathis; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings, Benny Croghan, Bernard Croghan, Dick Croghan and Karen Smith; many other family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lawrence Mathis; parents; siblings, Bobby Hasch and William “Bill” Croghan.

Condolences for Helen E. Mathis
  1. Donna R Johnson
    • August 3, 2022 - 2 weeks ago

    While in Rehab, I sharead my meals with Helen. We had a great time and she was a very nice lady. Thoughts and prayers going to the family.

  2. Lynn Nygren
    • August 4, 2022 - 2 weeks ago

    Helen was a dear friend from Westview. Many great memories. RIP Helen ❤

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