TOWN OF MERTON

Dick M. Matthisen

Dick M. Matthisen, 81, died in his sleep at his home on Lake Keesus on Sunday, June 17, 2007.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy; his children, Jean (Matthisen) (Colin) Zylka of Waukesha and James (Lisa) Matthisen of Dalles, Ore.; two grandchildren, Erica and Dylan Matthisen; and a sister, Mae Bound of Freemont, Calif.

Dick was a 30-year employee of Northwestern Mutual. He was active in the Heart Association, National Ski Patrol, Badgerland Water Ski Team and other local lake and hunting organizations. Dick was a supporter of the Ruffed Grouse Society, the German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue of Wisconsin, the Humane Society of Waukesha County and the Center for Victims of Torture in Minneapolis.

A memorial service will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, June 22, at Wern Valley Sportsmen Club, S36-W29657 Wern Way (Highway D), Waukesha.

The family requests that no flowers be sent.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. For more information, call 673-9500 or visit online at www.shimonfuneralhome.com.