Mathis, Kenneth E.
He was born in Manchester, Iowa on January 1, 1946, a son of the late Irene P. (Lockhart) and Kenneth T. Mathis. Ken and his family moved to Iola from Iowa in 1957. He worked on the family farm till the late 1980s. Then working various jobs until his retirement in 2008. His hobbies included snowmobiling, motorcycling, ice racing, bowling, and watching tractor pulls and car races.
He is survived by his brother, William Mathis of Waupaca; brother-in-law, Richard Binley of Iola; nephews and nieces: Richard (Bev) Binley of Weyauwega, Michael (Chris) Binley of Iola, Tim (Susie Burr) Binley of Waupaca, Kim (Dean) Nelson of Waupaca, Harvey (Kathy Heger) Arndt; great-nieces and nephews: Michael (Stacy) Binley of Suffolk, VA, Barbara (David) Nelson of Waupaca, Joseph Nelson and Kelsey Nelson and Samantha Nelson all of Waupaca, Patrick Nelson of Jacksonville, NC, and Tony (Becca) Binley of Weyauwega along with several great-great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Betty Arndt and Ruth Binley.
Funeral Service will be held at Voie Funeral Home in Iola at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 16th, with Reverend Mary Bope officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Interment will be in Iola Riverside Community Cemetery in Iola. Register Book and online condolences may be sent by visiting www.voiefuneralhome.com