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Guy Donald Mathews, 101, a longtime Wamego and Manhattan resident, died Sunday at Wamego Health Center in Wamego.

The family provided some of the following information.

He was born Aug. 3, 1912, in Beverly. He was the son of George and Edith (LaForce) Mathews.

Mr. Mathews served in the U.S. Navy as an Aviation Metalsmith from Oct. 15, 1942, to Dec. 8, 1945, and was honorably discharged as an Aviation Metalsmith 2nd Class.

Guy was the owner and operator of Manhattan Nursery and Garden Store from 1951 to 1974,

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