Mathias J. Matko, 94

Mathias J. Matko, 94, of West Bend, died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at the Kathy Hospice in West Bend.
Matt was born in Milwaukee on Jan. 20, 1918, to Mathias and Agnes (nee Kranz) Matko. He married Margaret J. McGowan on Jan. 23, 1943, in Milwaukee.

Matt is survived by his daughters, Patricia Halloran of Reedsburg, Jane Matko of West Bend, and Mary (Larry) Batterman of West Bend; 10 grandchildren, Kim (Allen) Fry, Gus Straub, Thomas (Suzanne) Straub, Elizabeth Straub, Margaret Straub, Ann (Peter) Posthuma, Timothy (Shannon) Straub, William Batterman, Matthew Batterman, Larry Batterman Jr.; 11 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Matt was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret; his parents; his brother, Frank; and sister, Mary Bolskar.

Services will be at Union Grove Veterans Cemetery.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family.
The family would like to thank the Kathy Hospice staff and Dr. Gajic for their comfort and care.