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WILLIAM J. “BILL” MATTES

June 10, 1932 - May 27, 2017
Visitation
HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory
8057 Niles Center Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
847.673.6111 | Map
Wednesday 5/31, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Visitation

Service
St. Paul Lutheran Church
7870 Niles Center Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
847.673.5030 | Map
Thursday 6/1, 11:00 am

Funeral Service

Cemetery

Interment Private

Memorial Contributions

Memorial contributions may be made to:

St. Paul Lutheran Church Foundation, 5201 Galitz St., Skokie, IL, 60077

or

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Foundation, 1190 N. Hicks Rd., Palatine, IL 60067

William J. “Bill” Mattes, age 84, of Morton Grove.  Veteran, U.S. Army, Korean War.  Beloved husband of Eunice, nee Luebs; devoted father of Carol, Carl (Mary) and Craig; loving Grandpa to Gabrielle, Sarah and Will; fond brother of the late Reinhold and  Leonard Mattes, Alma Friedrich and Evelyn Mooha; dear Uncle to Allen, Paul, Gary,Continue Reading

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Paul Mattes left a message on June 1, 2017:
My heartfelt sorrow and deepest condolences for the passing of a great man, a wonderful uncle and a loving godfather. He was a man who made a difference in this world and in my life.
Kurt and Amy Gutschick left a message on May 31, 2017:
Our love and sympathies from the Gutschick's in Colorado. We are so sorry to hear that Bill passed away.
Pat & Bob Eischen left a message on May 30, 2017:
Our sympathy to the family. Bill was a good man and will be missed.
BOB LUMP left a message on May 30, 2017:
MAY 29, 2017 EUNICE, I HAVE SUCH A HEAVY HEART, TODAY. I LEARNED THAT BILL PSSED AWAY. MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES, TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. I HAD FELT LIKE BILL AND I HAD BONDED SO WELL. I WAS ABLE TO BRING UP A PHOTO OF YOUR HOUSE, ON THE COMPUTOR. AND IT WAS A PHOTO THAT WAS TAKEN BY SOME COUNTY WORKER SOMETIME, AND IT SHOWED THE TWO GREEN CHAIRS THAT BILL, AND I, SAT ON ON NICE DAYS, AND JUST JABBERED AWAY. I ALWAYS WAITED TO HEAR " THE BAR IS OPEN " AND THEN I WOULD GET MY ICED TEA. SHORT OF A DEATH IN MY OWN FAMILY, BILLS' PASSING HIT ME THE MOST. HE WAS GOOD WITH HIS RELIGION, AND SO, THERE IS NO DOUBT THAT THERE IS A PLACE FOR HIM IN HEAVEN. BOB LUMP
Peggy Shapiro left a message on May 29, 2017:
Dear Eunice It is with a broken heart that I send you and your family this note. I am pleased that I was able to help Bill . He was a wonderful and kind person. The world lost a fine sole. Peggy concierge at the Abington of Glenview
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Carol L. Krynski left a message on May 29, 2017:
Dear Eunice and Family. Keri and I were talking about our favorite Vet when we bought our poppies yesterday. Bill was such a charming gentleman,one of a kind. Our sympathy to all the Mattes.
Chris Roberts left a message on May 28, 2017:
My deepest sympathies to the whole family he Will be dearly mist
Haben Funeral Home & Crematory left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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