Mr. Mathe was born March 11, 1988, in Stevens Point, a son of Todd and Angelia (Schweitzer) Mather. He graduated from Stevens Point Area Senior High School (SPASH) in 2006.
He attended the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
He was an avid sports fan, especially of the Detroit Red Wings and San Jose Sharks, attending multiple games. He followed his two brothers who participated in varsity sports at SPASH.
He was a registered author and was in the process of writing a book. He published poetry and wrote poems for people. He received an award for his Right to Life participation. He researched history and “Star Wars,” read books, fished and completed arts and crafts.
He was a member of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Plover. He assisted at children services and was an inspirational and motivational speaker.
Survivors include his parents, Todd and Angelia Mathe, Plover; two brothers, Lucas (Molly), Chicago, Ill., and Joseph, Plover; his paternal grandparents, Allan and Kathy Mathe, Bancroft; and his maternal grandmother, Adeline Schweitzer, Rapid City, S.D.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Alvin Schweitzer.