John L. Matus, 89, of Christopher Creek, died Jan. 17, 2001, at his home. He was born Feb. 8, 1911, in Cannonsberg, Pa.
Mr. Matus retired from his job in California in 1973 and moved to Christopher Creek to help his son John and daughter-in-law, Olive, build the Creekside Steakhouse.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Marjorie; one son, John Matus of Christopher Creek; one daughter, Jeannie Hoover of Lincoln, Ark.; four grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.
No services are planned.
Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.