Roger Mathieu, 86

Roger Mathieu, 86, of Campbellsport passed away Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac.

He was born on Sept. 6, 1923, in the town of Auburn, the son of the late George and Eleanor Westerman Mathieu. On Nov. 6, 1943, he married Luella G. Wietor at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Fond du Lac. Roger lived and farmed on the family homestead all his life in the town of Auburn. He was a member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Campbellsport and the Knights of Columbus. He also served on the Town of Auburn Board of Appeals. Roger loved to play bingo and cards especially sheepshead.

Survivors include his children, Raymond "Butch" (Mary Ellen) Mathieu, Mary (Gerald) Polzean and Diane (Gene) Peters, all of Campbellsport; his grandchildren, Lisa (Scott) Olig, Tim (Melissa) Peters, Dawn (Anthony) Haliwell, Kelly (Rich) Kratz and Kim Peters; his great-grandchildren, Matthew and Anthony John; his brotherin-law, Frank Fell; his sister-in-law, Marie Mathieu; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded by his wife, Luella, on July 1, 1994; his sister, Arlene Fell; his brother, Orville Mathieu; his special, friend Agnes Zimmer; and his brothersin-law and sisters-in-law, Viola and Emmett Dyer, Alvin and Irene Wietor, Loretta and Tony Rafenstein and Raymond and Betty Wietor.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, Campbellsport. The Rev. Charles Bodden will officiate and entombment will be at the Shrine of the Risen Christ Mausoleum in Calvary Cemetery Fond du Lac on Wednesday. Visitation will be Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 3 p.m. until time of Mass at the church.

Memorials are appreciated to St. Matthew’s School.

Twohig Funeral Home is serving the family. Guestbook and online condolences at www.twohigfunerals.com.

The family extends a special thank you to the Campbellsport Fire Department EMTs, the ER staff and the Radiology Department at St. Agnes Hospital, a special hospice aid Gloria Mulder and special friends Toots and Dennis Bartoli.