Mattsfield on her 110th birthday in 2021
|Birth:||5 November 1911|
Ellsworth Township, Meeker County, Minnesota, USA
|Death:||21 November 2021|
Litchfield, Minnesota, USA
|Age:||110 years, 16 days|
Orphea Potter was born in Ellsworth Township, Meeker County, Minnesota, USA on 5 November 1911. Her parents were John Potter and Reca (née Vogelpohl) Potter. She grew up on a farm in Ellsworth Township. She had four brothers and one sister, all of whom are deceased.
She didn't complete high school, but later in life attended business training in Hutchinson and went on to work for the local U.S. Department of Agriculture office for 12 years.
She married Henry "Henny" Mattsfield on 31 August 1932. The couple had no children. They farmed the Mattsfield family farm until they retired in 1978.
After retiring from farming, the couple sold the farm and moved into a second home on the farm while sharing the farm site with Alan and Gayle West and their children, Megan and Abel.
The couple moved to Litchfield in 1997, where they resided at the Emmaus Place apartments. Henry died in July 2006, after almost 74 years of marriage. She lived at Ecumen of Litchfield.
Mattsfield died in Litchfield, Minnesota, USA on 21 November 2021 at the age of 110 years, 16 days.
- Orphea Reca Mattsfield Find A Grave
- Henry W. Mattsfield West Central Tribune, 24 July 2006
- Surpassing one century Crow River Media, 21 October 2013
- 125 years of praising the Lord Crow River Media, 16 August 2014
- Happy 105th Birthday Orphea Mattsfield Ecumen, 5 November 2016
- Celebrating an 'amazing' woman: Orphea Mattsfield honored on 110th birthday Crow River Media, 10 November 2021
- Orphea R. Mattsfield obituary Johnson-Hagglund Funeral & Cremation Service