Jean Alice Mathe, age 87 of Nashville, Tennessee, formerly of Chesterton,
passed away on October 23, 2011 in Nashville.
She was born in Hobart on January 25, 1924 to Walter and Alice Fiester, both
of whom preceded her in death.
On September 14, 1957, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Chesterton, she
married William “Bill” Mathe, who also preceded her in death.
Surviving is her son, Christopher A. Mathe, of Nashville, Tenn. and her
great-nephew Tim Bennett of Tenn.
Also preceding her in death were her brother Carl (Helen) Fiester and her
niece Carel Bennett.
Jean was retired from the Chesterton Tribune with 15 years of
She was a graduate of Hobart High School and was a member of St. John’s
United Church of Christ in Chesterton, as well as the Donelson Christian
Church of Nashville, Tenn.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 27, from 4-8 p.m. at
the White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton, Ind.
The funeral service will be on Friday, October 28, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the
funeral home with Pastor Katie Lindberg officiating. Burial will follow at
For additional information, please contact White-Love Funeral Home at