Wallace H. "Pappy" Mathieson, 87, Portage, died Sunday. He was born in Summerhill, son of Amos and Esther Mathieson. Surviving are his wife, Blanche; six children: Bonnie Wissinger, Cindy Danel, Devon, Terry, Gloria Rocker and Julie Sklarsky; 15 grandchildren; and two siblings: Melverda and Devon. He was preceded in death by a brother, Merle. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. At the request of the family, there will be no viewing or visitation. Funeral arrangements will be private to the family. Arrangements are by Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., Portage.