Cover photo for Carl John Matson Jr.'s Obituary
Carl John Matson Jr. Profile Photo
1946 Carl 2021

Carl John Matson Jr.

June 29, 1946 — May 22, 2021

Carl John Matson Jr., 74, of Waterloo, IL, died May 22, 2021, in Waterloo, IL. He was born June 29, 1946, in Berwyn, IL.

He is survived by his wife Judith Matson (married June 20, 1970): sons Jeff (Marcia) Matson and Kurt (Jennifer) Matson; grandchildren Delaney Matson and Steven (Jordyn) Hernandez.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents Carl John & Ethel C. (nee Holecek) Matson Sr.; sister Carol (John) Segvich; and grandson Justin Miles Matson.

He was the operations manager for Twin City Barge and Towing for 15 years, then he and his son Kurt owned and operated a printing company, KM Press in Belleville, IL. He retired in 2018.

Carl had a great sense of adventure and loved immersing himself into new things. He was a certified scuba diver and a PADI sanctioned scuba instructor. He loved boats, Corvettes, and motorcycles. Most of all, he loved his family.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
American Diabetes Association
or Humane Society of Monroe County

Per Carl's Request there will be no services.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Carl John Matson Jr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

No services to be held

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 26

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree