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Peter J. Matz

March 13, 1947 June 19, 2015
Peter J. Matz
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Obituary for Peter J. Matz

Peter Jon Matz, 68, of Saint Germain, WI passed away on Friday, June 19th. He was born on
March 13, 1947 in Savanna, Illinois, the son of Leonard and Ruby Matz. Peter married Ann
Cecile Worthing on April 8, 1989. They shared 26 years of marriage together.
He graduated from Rockford East High School and the University of Montana. Peter taught for
the U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs for many years, as well as managed the Pinetop Lakes Association.
He was a member of the Lions Club, Pinetop Volunteer Fire Department, Pinetop Sanitary
District, and Ponderosa Water District. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and loved all things
outdoors. He was also an active member of Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church and
church Firewood Ministry.
Peter was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son and brother. He is survived by his wife,
mother and four daughters: Rachel (James) Culp; Ellyn (Erik) Wehler; Sarah Matz; Holly
(Jimmy) Pettersson. Grandchildren: Peyton, Kayden, Leo and Logan. Siblings: Leonard L.
(Marilyn) Matz; Dennis M. (Ann) Matz; Eric K. (Betsy) Matz; and Timothy P. (Ellen) Matz. Along
with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services will be held at 11am on Friday, June 26th at the Shepherd of the Lakes
Lutheran Church, 2903 STH 155, Sayner, WI. Visitation will be from 10 am till time of services at the church. Burial will be at St. Germain Cemetery.
Memorial donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran
Church.
Online condolences may be shared at www.nimsgernfuneral.com
NIMSGERN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES IS SERVING THE FAMILY.

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Visitation

Friday

26

Jun

10:00 AM 6/26/2015 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/26/2015 11:00:00 AM
Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church

2903 Hwy 155
Sayner, WI 54560

Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church
2903 Hwy 155 Sayner 54560 WI
United States

Service

Friday

26

Jun

11:00 AM 6/26/2015 11:00:00 AM
Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church

2903 Hwy 155
Sayner, WI 54560

Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church
2903 Hwy 155 Sayner 54560 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Germain Cemetery Final Resting Place

St. Germain, WI

St. Germain WI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church

2903 Hwy 155
Sayner, WI 54560
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