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:
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