Marie Hein Mathews, 97, died Sunday, January 16, 1994, after a short illness in East Jefferson Memorial Hospital in New Orleans.

Born February 3, 1896, to Paul and Anna Hein. She married Fred C. "Pete" Mathews in 1920. She worked for Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co. for more than 30 years, retiring in 1979.Survivors include a son, Paul (Carolyn) Mathews, New Orleans; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held for family and very close friends at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Saturday, at 1 p.m. Funeral directors, Leitz-Eagan Mortuary, Metaire, Louisiana.

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