Matthew Williams, 29

Matthew Joseph Williams, 29, of Wabash, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Wabash. 

He was born Dec. 9, 1987, in Wabash, to Michael J. Williams and Karyn (Budd) Mattern.

Matt was a 2006 graduate of Southwood High School and attended IPFW and Ivy Tech.  He was a chef at Harry's Old Kettle Pub & Grill in Wabash.  Matt enjoyed cooking, hunting, fishing, music, and spending time with his friends and family. 

He is survived by his father and stepmother, Michael J. & Cindy Williams, and mother and stepfather, Karyn and Chad Mattern, all of Wabash, two sisters, Emily Williams of Wabash, and Erin Williams of Noblesville; a step-sister, Kelly (Chris) Klement and nephew Mason Klement, both of Wabash, and step- brother, Aaron (Lauren) Benge of Colorado Springs, Colorado; grandparents, Jean Williams of Greenwood, Sheila Budd of Ocala, Fla., J.P. and Jan Mattern, and James Starbuck, all of Wabash. 

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at Christ United Methodist Church, 477 N. Wabash St., Wabash, with the Rev. Chris Tiedeman officiating.  Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 2-8 p.m. Thursday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash.

Preferred memorial is St. Bernard Catholic School or Christ United Methodist Church.

The memorial guest book for Matt may be signed at


Posted on 2017 Dec 05