William Mathes, 89, of Morgan Park, died March 9.

Funeral services were held March 13 at Beverly Ridge Funeral Home. Private interment followed.

He is survived by his wife, Janice; his children, Michael, Debbie (Tim) McCurry and Ronald Mathes; his grandchildren, Justin (Robyn), Mollie, Colleen (Kevin) Baker, Andrew McCurry and Kelly McCurry; his great-grandchildren, Lydia, Jacob, Aileen and Eleanor; his sister, Helen Carman; and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, P.O. Box 14380, Washington, D.C., 20044 or barabarabush.org.