Obit: Mathews, Lee H. (1909 - 1994)





----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner 12/21/1994


LEE MATHEWS (1909 - 1994)

Lee H. Mathews, 85, former Greenwood, Clark County resident, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 1994, at Fairhaven Residential Facility, Whitewater. Graveside services were held at Lakeview Cemetery, Ft. Atkinson, on Saturday, Dec. 17, 1994, at 10 a.m. Rev. N. Kendell Nordstrom officiated. Military honors were performed.

He was born in Farmington, Wis., to Milton D. and Jennie (nee Howard) Mathews, on Oct. 19, 1909. He married Isabelle Klement on June 14, 1947, in Ft. Atkinson. She survives. He graduated from Whitewater City High School in 1927. He received his B. E. Degree from Whitewater State Teachers College in 1931. And taught at Greenwood, completing his graduate work at UW-Madison, and then received his Masters Degree in 1936 and Ph.D. in 1939. After completing graduate work at UW-Madison, he was in charge of a Rockefeller Foundation Radio Exchange Project at WHA Madison. The National Congregational Church Board appointed him to take charge as a Student Minister of small churches in Nekoma, N.D., on summer and at Big Piney, Pinedale, and Boulder, Wyo., during his college years. He served in the U.S. Navy as a Lt. In World War II, in the Mediterranean area.

Survivors include his wife, Isabelle, Whitewater nieces and nephews.



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