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SS Peter and Paul Church
Thursday December 21st, 2017
3:00pm - 8:00pm

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Holy Cross Lutheran Church - Wartburg, IL
Friday December 22nd, 2017

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Eugene W. Matzenbacher

Eugene W. "Matze" Matzenbacher, 81, of Waterloo, IL, passed away peacefully in his sleep December 19, 2017, in Waterloo, IL. He was born April 5, 1936, in Waterloo, IL.

He is survived by his wife Babe (nee Schulden) Matzenbacher; daughters Cindy (Jim) Harter, Sheri (Randy) Jones, Lori (Jim) Smothers, & Jody (Dan) Worley; grandchildren Jim Harter, Annie Harter, & Brendan Harter, Andrea (Andrew) Glessner & Alycia Jones, Lucas Smothers & Derek Smothers, & Leah Worley; great grandchildren Colton & Caleb Glessner; brother-in-law Ken Mueller; sisters-in-law Bonnie Grohmann & Yvonne Dehner; nieces; nephews; cousins; & many friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents Elmer C. & Luella C. (nee Johanning) Matzenbacher; brother Edward Matzenbacher; and sister Darlene Mueller.

Eugene was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church - Waterloo; Monroe County Kloepper Commissioner, Columbia Senior Bowling Club, US Army Veteran, & a retired farmer.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Family Wishes

3 PM to 8 PM Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Friday Holy Cross Lutheran Church

10 AM Friday, December 22, 2017 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Wartburg, IL
Rev. Dan Ostlund  officiating
Interment at Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery in Wartburg, IL

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Babe you and your family have been in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great man with always a good attitude. I know the void you are feeling. It is not easy.
I am sorry that I did not make it to the visitation.
Call me if you need to talk. Fay

Fay Stamm Nichols Dec 23 2017 12:00 AM

Cindy, I am sorry to hear of your dad's passing. I am sorry I didn't check the visitation schedule and I have missed it now. Please accept my sincere sympathies. Please express the same to your mom and family.

Kathy (Shaffer) Warren Dec 22 2017 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Dec 21 2017 12:00 AM

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent on December 21, 2017

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Dr. Heberer and Smiles R Forever Team

Expression of Sympathy Dec 21 2017 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Dec 20 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eugene Matzenbacher

Bob & Sharon Osterhage Dec 20 2017 12:00 AM

Nancy and I were very sorry to hear about your dad. I didn't know him well, but whenever I saw him he had a smile on his face and was very friendly. I know he was very family-oriented. Our sincere condolences.

Keith and Nancy Connelly Dec 19 2017 12:00 AM

I am so sorry. Prayers for all

Iris Buettner Dec 19 2017 12:00 AM