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Raymond E. Matter

October 24, 1929 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 92)

Obituary

Raymond E. Matter, 92, of Minonk, IL, passed away at 5:32 a.m., Thursday, April 7, 2022 at his home.
He was born October 24, 1929 in Paulding, OH to Herman and Rosina Gastmann Matter. He married Barbara L. Hoffman on August 17, 1957 in Batavia, IL. She passed away on October 29, 2018.
Surviving is one daughter, Susie Matter of Lisle, IL; two sons, Donald (Doris) Matter of Waleska, GA and Scott (Susan) Matter of Belleville, IL; one sister, Dorothy Kuhl of Juno Beach, FL; and four grandchildren, Alex Matter and Michael, Chase and Kamden DeJournett.
He  was preceded in death by his parents; one infant son, Daniel; and one brother, Melvin Matter.
He enjoyed traveling with his wife, Barbara.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk. Pastor Jay Hurd will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m., Tuesday at the funeral home prior to services. Burial will be in Minonk Township Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or OSF Hospice.
Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
April 12, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Ruestman-Harris - Minonk
775 North Chestnut Street
Minonk, IL 61760

Funeral Service
Tuesday
April 12, 2022

10:30 AM
Ruestman-Harris - Minonk
775 North Chestnut Street
Minonk, IL 61760

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
April 12, 2022

Minonk Township Cemetery
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Minonk, IL 61760

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