Matthew J. Martin, 50, of Chippewa Falls, town of Eagle Point, died Thursday, June 24, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his loving family and friends.
Matt was born October 14, 1970 in Chippewa Falls, the son of Patrick and Mary (Monpas) Martin. He was an equipment operator for A-1 Excavating.
Matt enjoyed 4-wheeling, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, going to his cabin and drinking beers with his friends. He loved his nieces and nephews. Matt was the best backhoe operator around.
Matt is survived by his girlfriend, Dana Miller of Chippewa Falls and her children, Novalie and Everett; his mother, Mary Martin of Chippewa Falls; three brothers, Shawn (Stacey) Martin of Prior Lake, MN, Travis (Melissa) Martin and Randy (Katy) Martin both of Chippewa Falls; one sister, Kelly (Donald, Jr.) Jackelen of Chippewa Falls; eight nieces and nephews, Breyden, Ella, Greta, Madalyn, Lydia, Leah, Jackson and Charlize; and other relatives and friends.
Matt was preceded in death his father, Patrick on July 28, 2016.
Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon on Monday, June 28 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in the town of Tilden. Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Gorman will be celebrant of the funeral Mass. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 27 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Tilden. There will be a Christian vigil service at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the church.
AFTER SERVICE NOTICE:
Funeral services for Matthew J. Martin were held at 12 Noon Monday, June 28 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church.
Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Gorman was celebrant of the funeral Mass assisted by Deacon Dan Rider. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Music during the Mass was provided by Nancy Haley and the St. Peter’s Funeral Choir. Readings were given by Charlize and Madalyn Martin. Gift bearers were Leah and Lydia Martin and Novalie Indrebo.
Casket bearers were Todd Berg, J.P. Berthiaume, Jan Bowe, Mike Goettl, Breyden and Jackson Martin.
Prior to the service on Monday the Christian Mothers Society recited the rosary.
Sunday evening Msgr. Gorman led the family, relatives and friends in a Christian vigil service at the church.
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