The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Obits

December 14, 2013

Rance Mata

JOPLIN, Mo. — On Dec. 7, 2013, Hampshire Pet Products lost a member of the Hampshire family in a tragic accident. Rance Mata of Joplin, Mo., began his employment with HPP in 2008. He held many positions in the company during his years of service.

Rance was a valued employee and friend of so many of our employees. He truly loved working for HPP and it showed in everything he did. He was a member of our Safety team and was always diligent in looking out for others and making sure they worked safely.

He was known for taking new employees under his wing and guiding them through their first few days on the job. We could always count on Rance to make sure our quality and safety standards were always met.

Everyone at Hampshire Pet Products will miss him very much. We send our thoughts and prayers to his family and his son, Zachary and hope that they find the comfort they need in this trying time.

From everyone at Hampshire Pet Products.

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