Melvin A. Matzenbacher, 80, of Waterloo, lost his battle with cancer on April 11, 2018 at Des Peres Hospital. He was born February 7, 1938 in Waterloo, IL.
The son of the Late William and Viola (nee Bestmann) Matzenbacher. He was a farmer all his life. Mr. Matzenbacher is survived by his wife Olivia (nee Gummersheimer) Matzenbacher; sons Rick (Laurie) Matzenbacher and Dale Matzenbacher; grandchildren Brett (Vanessa) Matzenbacher, Nick (Courtney) Matzenbacher, Ryan (Tess) Matzenbacher, Brittany (Mike) Rednour, Brock Matzenbacher, Madison Brown, Cameron Brown, Robyn Matzenbacher, and Rainah Matzenbacher; great-grandchildren Ethan Matzenbacher, Mea Matzenbacher, Asher Brown, Addi Rednour, and Cainan High; sisters-in-law Marlene Salger, Ethel Loehr, Evelyn Weihl, and many nieces; nephews; cousins; and friends.
Melvin is preceded in death by his parents William and Viola A. (nee Bestmann) Matzenbacher; brother Harold Matzenbacher; brother-in-law Paul Salger; and sister-in-law Arline Kern.
There will be no funeral service per his request.