John B. ‘Jack’ Mathie
12, 1934 – May 16, 2013
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.