Rod Matheny, investment banker and broker, whose father was a member of '09, died Feb. 6, 1995, in his hometown of Springfield, Ill.
Rod majored in economics and was manager of the Student Tailor Shop. After graduation, he was an investigator for the Treasury Dept., then a bank examiner for the Federal Reserve System, and later in production engineering with Reynolds Metals. In 1946, he joined Reinhardt and Gardner and managed their Springfield brokerage officer. Finally he was with C. R. Davis until he retired in 1993.
He was a member of Christ Episcopal Church and a former member of the Illini Country Club and the Sangamo Club. He enjoyed golf, swimming, and walking. He was involved frequently in Annual Giving and attended most major reunions. He remained single until 1991, when married a friend of many years, Florence Kutzora, whom he brought to our 54th reunion and made a member of the class family. She and sister-in-law Joan Matheny survive him.
The Class of 1938