- Charles B. Mateer, 70, of 18 1/2 Crescent street, retired civil engineer, died yesterday morning at Rutland hospital after a long illness.
Mr. Mateer was born in Joliet, Ill., December 27, 1881, the son of Samuel A. and Mary C. Mateer.
He had lived in Rutland about three years after retiring while a New York resident. His work had taken him all over the United States and Alaska where he worked with the Army Engineers.
He was a member of Madison Lodge, F. & A. M., of Joliet and of the Joliet First Presbyterian church. He was also a member of the Military Engineers' society.
Survivors include his wife, Ivy, of Rutland; two brothers, Fred D., and William G. Mateer, both of Chicago; three sisters, Irene and Stella Mateer and Mrs. Harry Brockway, all of Joliet; and two cousins, Mrs. Edward Bingham and Mrs. Frank Smith, both of Rutland.
The body will be removed from the Tossing Funeral home to his home on Crescent street this morning where friends may call.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2 p. m. from the Crescent street home. Burial will be in Evergreen cemetery, the Rev. J. Graydon Brown officiating.