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Warren H. Mathew
September 6, 1927 - December 21, 2021
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Warren H. Mathew, age 94, passed away December 21, 2021, at 9:00 am, at The Springs of Lima. Warren was born September 6, 1927, in Lima, OH, to Carey H. and Alta F. (Rogers) Mathew who preceded him in death. On August 12, 1956 he married Jeanette I. (Lewis) Mathew who survives in Lima.
Warren was a 1945 graduate of Lima South High School. After high school he joined the U.S. Air Force serving during WWII. Warren had worked for 20 years at his family’s business, Mathew’s Drug Store where his father was the pharmacist and Warren did everything else. He then took a position at the Lima Ford Engine Plant where he worked for 18 years as an assembler retiring in 1991. Warren was known for his wit and humor. He was very involved in the Soap Box Derby where he was very successful. He also loved woodworking. After retirement he enjoyed working on his red 1986 Ford Step-side pickup. He enjoyed being part of the Kewpee men’s club.
In addition to his wife, Warren is survived by his children: Dale (Susan) Mathew of Ottawa, OH and Denise (Steven) Smith of Lima, OH, a brother, Bernard (Camille) Mathew of Lima, OH, 4 grandchildren: Nicole (Derrick) Wolf of Marysville, OH, Tiffany (Clark) Garris of Sandusky, OH, Nathan (Kelley) Mathew of Marysville, OH and Cody (Kayla) Mathew of Columbus Grove, OH, 6 great-grandchildren: Rylan, Morgan, Dakota, Hayden, Caleb and Dixon.
He was preceded in death by 2 sisters: Anita (Warren) Kahler and Marjorie (Lauren) Woodard and a grandson, Brady Mathew.
There will be a private celebration of life for the family held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. The CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.