HILLSBORO — Maurice Van Loo, a member of St. Matthew Parish here for more than 70s years, died May 25. He was 97.

Mr. Van Loo was born July 20, 1916, in Hillsboro. He married Clara in 1939. She preceded in him in death in 1985.

He is survived by six children, three sisters, 16 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Monday, June 2, at St. Matthew Church in Hillsboro, preceded by a rosary at 10:30 a.m.