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Obituary of Edward Matzke - October 23, 1973

Green Bay Presss Gazette, October 28, 1973.

Death Notice Edward A. Matzke

Edward A. Matzke, 71, 968 Hickory Hill Drive, died Saturday morning in a local hospital after a lingering illness.

Born Jan. 23, 1902, in DePere, he was a life-long resident of the area.  He was a circuit teacher of mason and brick-laying for the State of Wisconsin for 20 years, retiring in 1967.  He was a member of the Holy Name Society and the United Commercial Travelers.

Survivors are his wife, the former Louise Binon, one daughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Marion) Pearson, Bloomington, Minn; two sons, James and Richard, Green Bay; 17 grandchildren; six brothers, Frank, Carl, William, Joseph, and Sylvester, DePere, and Wilbur, Green Bay; and one sister, Mrs. Eleanor Vermiere, Green Bay.  Three brothers preceded him in death.

At Schauer and Schumacher West Side Funeral Home, 838 S. Fisk St. after 2 p.m. Monday.  The Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Monday and there will be a wake service at 8 p.m. Monday. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church, with burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Submitted by Pat Matzke