Douglas Mathews

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

EUREKA — Douglas “Doug” Mathews, 70, of Eureka, died at 4:55 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010, at Advocate Eureka Hospital.

Born Aug. 2, 1940, in Riverside, to Howard Willis and Beatrice Oetting Mathews, he married Karen Holmes Oct. 5, 1961, in Wisconsin. She survives.

Also surviving are three sons, Dewar Mathews of Eureka; Doug (Kristen) Mathews Jr. of Belleville; David (Heidi) Mathews of Eureka; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Charles; and his step-mother, Mabel Mathews.

He worked for Morton Buildings in sales management from 1970 until his retirement in 2006.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home. The Rev. Eugene Radosevich will officiate. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Olio Township Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Eureka. Online condolences may be sent to the family at