Mathis, Alvin Phillip, Saginaw, Michigan

Husband of Rosamond Mathis passed away Saturday afternoon, August 20, 2011 peacefully at home, age 94 years. Alvin P. Mathis was born in Saginaw, Michigan December 28, 1916 the son of the late John and Katherine (Weil) Mathis. He was married to Rosamond Wahl on November 22, 1940. Alvin served in the United States Army during World War II. He attended Midland Evangelical Free Church in Midland. He retired from Helfrecht Machine Co. after 43 years of service. Alvin was always ready to lend a helping hand to those who needed it. He loved children and he made us all laugh. Alvin is survived by his wife of 70 years; three children, James (Joan) Mathis, Gaylord, Michigan, Judy (Jon) Dewald, Pontiac, Illinois, Mary Jo (Mike) Thomas, Saginaw, Michigan; ten grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Private memorial services will take place at a later date with Rev. James Mathis sharing God’s word. Arrangements were under the care of W. L. Case & Company, 4480 Mackinaw Road.