Matilda B. Wolfe

Age 89 She worked as a legal secretary.

July 16, 2008|By Frederick N. Rasmussen

Matilda B. Wolfe, a retired secretary and former Dundalk resident, died July 9 of gangrene at a nursing and rehabilitation center in Waterloo, Iowa. She was 89.

Matilda Belton was born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown. She was a 1936 graduate of Eastern High School.

Mrs. Wolfe, who moved to Waterloo in 1992, had worked for more than a decade as a secretary at what is now DLA Piper. Earlier, she had been a secretary in the labor relations department at the old National Brewing Co. plant in Highlandtown.

She had been active in the National Secretaries Association and had been a member of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Fullerton.

In Waterloo, Mrs. Wolfe was a member of Nazareth Lutheran Church.

She enjoyed reading and playing bridge and Scrabble.

Her husband of 28 years, Calvin R. Wolfe, was an inspector at the old Arcrods Co. in Sparrow Point. He died in 1967.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Kearns, Huisman-Schumacher Chapel in Waterloo.

Survivors include two sons, Paul E. Wolfe of Baltimore and Calvin R. Wolfe of Waterloo; and five grandchildren.

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