Madison - Timothy T. Matthews, age 91, of Madison, WI, died Sunday, July 26, 2020. He was born on October 8, 1928, the son of John and Helen (Nachazel) Matthews. On September 16, 1950, he married Helen Barger at Holy Mother of Consolation Catholic Church in Oregon, WI. Tim proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict from 1952 to 1954. He was employed as an Engineer Technician with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Bridge Division, from 1951 to his retirement in 1990.
He is survived by his wife, two sons, Timothy J. Matthews of Madison, Gregory J. (Denise) Matthews M.D. of Mequon, WI, and a daughter, Maria (Wayman) Lawrence of Madison. He is further survived by six grandchildren, Sophie Janus of Chicago, IL, Desmond Lawrence of Minneapolis, MN, Michael, Anna, and Sarah Matthews of Mequon, WI and Cody Matthews of Madison; his sister, Judith Miller of Michigan and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, John and Robert, sisters, Mary Wegner and Betty Fletcher, and his beloved grandson, Robert Leo Janus.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at OUR LADY QUEEN OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 405 S. Owen Dr., Madison, on Friday, July 31, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. with Msgr. Kenneth J. Fiedler presiding. A private burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. A visitation will be held at church on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Our Lady Queen of Peace School or Edgewood High school of Madison, WI.
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Edgewood High School
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Our Lady Queen of Peace School
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