CHESTERTON, IN - John W. Matula, age 67 of Chesterton, IN, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, February 2, 2018. John was born on May 18, 1950 in Berwyn, IL and graduated from Morton High School in 1969. He received an Electrical Engineering Degree from Valparaiso University in 1973. After graduation, he proudly began his 38 year career at Nipsco Co. working mainly for the Research Department. He also received a master's degree from Valparaiso University. He belonged to the Valparaiso Basketball Club. His hobbies included golf and old fashioned cars.
John is survived by his loving daughter, Elizabeth, 32 years old; granddaughter, Kaylee, 12 years old; sister, Phyllis Garber of Munster, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Antoninette Matula of Cicero, IL; and sister, Anette Tyrrell of Los Angeles, CA.
A memorial service to celebrate John's life, will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to John's daughter, Elizabeth to help with any funeral expenses. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com.