Charles "Chuck" S Mathieu, 72, of Churubusco, passed away on November 12, 2020, at Miller's at Oak Pointe.
Born in Churubusco, on September 14, 1948, to the late Ralph and Nellie "June" (Craig) Mathieu. He spent his formative years in Churubusco, graduating from Churubusco High School in 1966.
Chuck was married to Rebecca "Becki" Avery in Churubusco, on December 10, 1966. The couple raised their family in Churubusco.
He worked for Shelton's IGA, starting in high school. He then worked as the store manager for Egolf's IGA, working for both stores for more than 40 years, retiring in 2010. In addition to working at the grocery stores, he worked at E. H. Tepe’s Catalog Store, were he was the camera expert.
Chuck was a member of the St. John Bosco Catholic Church. He was elected to the Churubusco Town Council for several terms, serving as Council President for many years. He served on the Whitley County Solid Waste Board and was instrumental in the county wide recycling collection program and was a founding member of the Churubusco History Center.
Chuck is survived by his wife of 53 years, Becki Mathieu; his three sons, Joseph (Mary) Mathieu, Chris (Jude) Mathieu and Aaron (Maritza) Mathieu; his two daughters, Lacey (Jamie) Hudgens and Danielle (Justin) Bischoff; his sister, Mary Jo "Jodi" (Dean) Stangland; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandson.
At Chuck's request there will be no services.
Memorials to Churubusco History Center.
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