Memorial Funeral Home, Crematory & Memorial Park Cemetery/Columbia
1217 Business Loop 70 W, Columbia, MO
January 14, 1925 – February 12, 2020
Matilda Featherston, 95, passed away in Columbia, Missouri on February 12, 2020.
Graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery, Columbia, MO with Rabbi Abraham Lapine officiating.
Matilda was born on January 14, 1925 in Izmir, Turkey, the daughter of Hayim and Luna (Geraldin) Koenka. On May 27, 1957 she married Wayne Featherston, who preceded her in death.
Matilda enjoyed many activities such as painting, embroidery, and gardening. She was also fluent in four languages.
Matilda is survived by 3 children, Irene Featherston of Columbia, MO, David (Karen) Featherston of Springfield, OR, and Edward Featherston of Kirksville, MO; a twin sister, Dora Gargir of Izmir, Turkey; 6 grandchildren, Augusta, Amber, Justin, Whitney, Zoey and Paige Featherston; two step grandchildren, Taylor Lyons and Dilyne Chambers; as well as four great grandchildren.
Matilda was also preceded in death by two sisters, Eti Tingle and Janti Sardis. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society or the American Stroke Association.
- Graveside Service Monday, February 17, 2020