John B. ‘Jack’ Mathie

May 12, 1934 – May 16, 2013

John B. “Jack” Mathie of Waukesha died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 79. He was born May 12, 1934, in Waukesha, the son of Robert and Hilda (nee Bendig).

He was a 1952 graduate of Waukesha High School. He had worked at Ladwig as a draftsman and had been vice president at H&K, retiring in 1997. On Dec. 26, 1973, he married Kay (nee Nelsen) Mathie; she preceded him in death May 20, 2007.

Jack was a longtime member of First Congregational United Church of Christ and was very involved with the church as a board member, moderator and always helped with the historic Pancake Supper.

He will be sadly missed by his children, Pam (Robert) Bowman of California, Linda Koconis of Waukesha, Ronda (Donald) Farina of Park Falls and J. Scott (Becca) Mathie of Waukesha. He was the dear grandfather of Katie and Megan Bowman of California, Tyler and Trevor Farina of Park Falls and Maggie and Isla Mathie of Waukesha. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his brother, Terry.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the 6:30 p.m. funeral service Tuesday, May 21, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 100 E. Broadway, Waukesha. The Rev. Brittany Barber will be presiding. Private burial will take place at Prairie Home Cemetery.

Memorials in Jack’s name are appreciated to the Salvation Army, 445 Madison St., Waukesha, WI 53188.

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Service is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035, or visit our website at http://www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave the family an online tribute message.