Carl J. Mathiasch
January 8, 1926 – May 21, 2018
Carl J. Mathiasch Jr., age 92, of Liberty, Missouri passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018. Carl was born in Brookfield, Missouri on January 8, 1926 to parents Carl and Alta Ann Mathiasch. He graduated from Laclede High School in 1944 and joined the U.S. Navy to serve his country during WWII. He was stationed on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Essex. During his time in the military, he spent time in Okinawa, the China Sea, and Hong Kong. He went on to marry the love of his life, Cecelia, in December of 1950. They spent 53 wonderful years together. After the war, he went to work for General Motors. He spent 31 years scheduling at the Fairfax plant in Kansas City before retiring in 1981. In retirement, he could often be found at estate sales or working on his Lionel train collection. In his own words, "I had a good life and a wonderful family." He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife. He is survived by a sister, Joyce Brammer; his two sons, William (Mary Ann) Mathiasch, and Robert (Donna) Mathiasch; one daughter, Loretta (John) Sellens; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be conducted in Carl's honor on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 12:00 noon at Fairview New Hope Cemetery in Liberty, Missouri.
- Committal Service Friday, June 1, 2018