A few short weeks, after celebrating her 92nd birthday, our angel mother passed away peacefully on July 20, 2022
Clarissa Dawn Matthews was born in Evanston, Wyoming on June 16, 1930, to LeRoy and Rachel Matthews. She had one younger brother, Malcolm and a younger sister, Dixie.
Dawn married Harvey Williard Hutchinson on September 1, 1948, and they were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. They were blessed with nine children. Gene Hutchinson (Bonnie), Beverley Jensen, Sharon Lester (Perry), Coleen Jolley (Blaine), Russel Hutchinson (Helen), David Hutchinson, Dennis Hutchinson (Starla), Cindi Oldroyd, Michael Hutchinson (Valerie).
To date her posterity consists of 43 grandchildren, 106 great grandchildren and 12 great great grandchildren.
Dawn was a member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints where she served in many capacities. Dawn was proud to be a member of the “Daughter of Utah Pioneers”. She worked at the Wyoming state hospital and the Uinta County school district for many years. Her greatest joy was serving in the Ogden church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Temple. Her favorite job was being the right-hand woman working with her sweetheart on the ranch.
Dawn is preceded in death by her parents Roy and Rachel Matthews, her husband Harvey, her brother Malcolm Matthews, a daughter Sharon, and a son David.
Dawn loved to sing, play the piano, bake for her grandchildren and she was renowned for her homemade bread, spaghetti, and cookies.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 am Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at the Sage Street LDS Chapel. Visitation will be from 6:00 till 8:00 pm and again Tuesday one hour prior to services also at the church. Interment will be in the Evanston City Cemetery.