Lamont E. "Matt" Mathews

July 09, 1943 - November 21, 2022


Obituary For Lamont E. "Matt" Mathews

Sun Prairie - Lamont E. “Matt” Mathews passed into his eternal rest on Monday, November 21, 2022 at UW Hospital, Madison with family by his side.

Matt was born to Eleanor and William “Bill” Mathews on July 9, 1943 in West Allis, WI. Matt graduated high school and served in the Airforce where he learned to be a mechanic. He worked for many years servicing refrigeration units for Thermo-King and Carrier. He was united in marriage for 52 years to the love of his life, Kathleen Mary “Kathy” Enders on June 10, 1967 in Wabeno, WI. Some of his most cherished friends were Kathy’s siblings and their spouses.

He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, cooking, and reading and spoiling his grandkids. He will be fondly remembered for his no nonsense attitude and his special recipe popcorn and Chili and Packers parties.

He is survived by his 3 children, Tom Mathews (Leslie Camfield), Cheryl May (Tony), Christine Ameigh (Garrett), his grandchildren Sam, Elizabeth and James; his in-laws: Mary Rothbauer (Don), Charles “Chuck” Enders (Carole) and Sue Wilson (Larry), Jan Volk, Valoise “Val” Enders and his cat, Cindy. Matt was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Kathy, his parents and siblings Ron and Clyde; and in-laws Bill, Ron, Carol, Rocky and Nancy.

A memorial mass will be held at 11am on Saturday, November 26, 2022 at St. Albert the Great church, 2420 St. Albert the Great Drive, Sun Prairie with Father Donn Heiar presiding. Visitation will be held from 10am until the time of mass. Matt will be buried next to Kathy at the Natural Path Sanctuary in Verona on Friday November 25, 2022.

Thank you in advance to the pallbearers Sam, James and Tony May, Garrett Ameigh, Mike Schwartz and Matt Wilson.

In Lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Dane Co. Humane Society at or PANCAN.ORG.

The family offers sincere thanks to Laila and Kolleen, and everyone at UW Hospital for their genuine compassionate care, services, and sense of humor.

To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:

Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services 2418 N. Sherman Ave. 608-249-8257


26 Nov


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

St. Albert the Great Catholic Church 2402 St. Albert the Great Drive Sun Prairie, WI 53590 Get Directions »
26 Nov

Memorial Mass

11:00 AM

St. Albert the Great Catholic Church 2402 St. Albert the Great Drive Sun Prairie, WI 53590 Get Directions »
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  • December 02, 2022

    To Matt's family, I just heard of Matt's passing yesterday, Ron called and told me. I am so sorry for your loss of a great man. Matt had a great sense of humor and great one liners.. He's in heaven with his love, Kath Vicki, his barber for a long time

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