William A. “Bill” Mathe, of Nashville, Tenn., formerly of Chesterton, passed
away April 6, 2009 at Trevecca Long Care Center, Nashville, Tenn.
He was born May 28, 1924 in Gary, the son of Alex and Mary (Dunnovski) Mathe,
both of whom preceded him in death.
On September 14, 1957 in Chesterton, he married Jean A. Fiester, who
survives in Nashville, Tenn.
He is also survived by a son, Christopher A. Mathe, of Nashville and many
Bill was a graduate of Indiana University, with a degree in psychology. He
was a member of St. John’s United Church, Chesterton. He retired from U.S.
Steel Corp. in 1983 where he was a supervisor with 40 years service.
He was a Veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Army in the
combat engineers. An account of his war experience, written by reporter Jim
Hale appeared in the Chesterton Tribune during the 50th anniversary
of the war.
Bill served as Jackson Twp. Trustee from 1967-1975 and also served on the
Duneland School Board.
He was a Chesterton Tribune advertising representative until his
Funeral services, Pastor Katie Lindberg officiating, will be at 1 p.m.
Tuesday, April 14 at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton.
Interment will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Monday, April 13 at White-Love
Funeral Home. For information, please call 926-1309.