Glenn Mattheis

Sunday, March 14, 2004

ANNA, Ill. -- Glenn "Brother" Mattheis, 81, of Anna died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at Union County Hospital in Anna.

He was born Feb. 20, 1923, at Anna, son of Ralph and Estelle Hindman Mattheis. He and Betty Ury were married June 5, 1949, at Jonesboro, Ill.

Mattheis was co-owner of General Electric store in Anna for several years. He was the inventor and founder of the Safe-Lite Corp. in Anna. He was a 69-year member, deacon, elder and Sunday school teacher of the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Anna. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, member of the Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455 and the Townsend F. Dodd American Legion Post in Anna. Mattheis was a Boy Scout leader, member and past president of the Anna Chamber of Commerce, A-J Rotary Club and the Union County Sportsman Club.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Mark Mattheis of Jonesboro; a daughter, Debbie Parker of Anna; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home.

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Anna with the Revs. Steve Wilkinson and Ron Cox officiating.

Burial will be in Anna City Cemetery with full military honors given by VFW Post 3455.

Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.