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James Evans Matych

James Evans Matych, 79, of Payson, passed away April 2, 2013 in Phoenix. Mr. Matych was born in Big Rapids, Mich. to George and Leona Matych.
A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Matych retired from the electronics industry and has resided in Arizona for the past 16 years.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Joleen; son, Steve (Theresa) Matych; daughters, Cindaleen (Michael) Cummings, Aleshia (Gary) Sacks and Kimberlee (Claudio) Franca; brother, Harry E. Matych; sister, Clara Jo Altenbern. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Timothy.
A celebration of life will be held June 10, 2013 in Payson at a time yet to be determined.
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