Vietnam War veteran

Published in the December 13, 2017 edition

LYNNFIELD — Kenneth P. Matousek, 64, of Lynnfield, died on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

Born in Chicago on March 28, 1953, he was the son of the late Robert and Jean (Cooksey) Matousek.

Kenneth was a graduate of Cathedral High School in Chicago, Class of 1971, and DePaul University in the Respiratory program. He taught medical coding at the Salter School in Malden, and had been a Lynnfield resident since 1989. Kenneth was a Vietnam Army veteran and was a member of the American Legion. He was also a member of the St. Maria Goretti Church in Lynnfield.

Kenneth is survived by his wife Lee C. (Pilkanis) Matousek. He is also survived by his two daughters: Sara Russell and her husband John of Acton; and Jane Matousek of Billerica. He is also survived by his brother, John Matousek of Chicago, Illinois. He is also survived by his three sisters: Kathy Woodring of Pennsylvania, Janet Fessenden of Chicago, and Bette Wilson of Tampa, Florida. He is also survived by his two grandchildren, Emily and Samuel Russell.

Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Sunday, Dec. 17 from 1-4 p.m. His funeral Mass will be celebrated in the St. Maria Goretti Church, 112 Chestnut St., Lynnfield on Monday, Dec. 18 at 10 a.m. Interment will be private.