MATHEUS, Ilse – Peacefully, on her 98th birthday on Sunday, June 30, 2019, surrounded by her family. Ilse Matheus, beloved wife of the late Gershon. Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Debbie Matheus, and Claudia and the late Bill Rotenberg. Loving grandmother of Aaron and Jenny, Marty and Arielle, and Jesse. Our mother and grandmother, who was a Holocaust survivor born in Berlin, was an inspiration, a fountain of unconditional love, and a great source of wisdom to all who knew her. We are so grateful and blessed to have had her in our lives. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave., W. Thornhill. Interment following at Or Shalom Cemetery, 499 Oxford St. W., London, Ontario at 2:00 p.m. For shiva details please call Steeles Memorial Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to Bikur Cholim at 416-783-7983, or to the charity of your choice.