Matis still going strong after 102 years

Southwest Life

Matis still going strong after 102 years

Arvo Matis, center, is surrounded by his family during the celebration of his 102nd birthday July 21 at Matis’ home on East Fifth Avenue. From left, standing are grandchildren Thomas Aaby, John Erik Aaby, Krista Levine, Christopher Aaby and Eric Matis; seated, from left, daughter Mary Jane Aaby, Arvo Matis, and

daughter Suzanne Matis. The Telluride shirts refer to where he grew up and his stint as bat boy for the Telluride Baseball Team.

Matis still going strong after 102 years

Arvo Matis, center, is surrounded by his family during the celebration of his 102nd birthday July 21 at Matis’ home on East Fifth Avenue. From left, standing are grandchildren Thomas Aaby, John Erik Aaby, Krista Levine, Christopher Aaby and Eric Matis; seated, from left, daughter Mary Jane Aaby, Arvo Matis, and

daughter Suzanne Matis. The Telluride shirts refer to where he grew up and his stint as bat boy for the Telluride Baseball Team.

Reader Comments
click here to add your event
Area Events