Matthew Joseph “Matt” Mehr, age 94, of Geneva, passed away Friday, September 25, 2020 at Greenfields in Geneva.
He was born December 27, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Adolph and Anna (Stephan) Mehr.
Matt loved life. From his childhood, to serving in the Army, to marrying Mary Jean, his greatest love, to raising a family, he was grateful for what was given him. From building dollhouses to train stations and other things for his grandkids, to building houses for his kids, it was pure joy for him to serve his family. His greatest enjoyment was his family. He was larger than life and will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years Mary Jean (Liszeo); children Robert (Janine) Mehr of Elburn, Karla (Patrick) Winterberger of St. Charles, Bradley (Linda) Mehr of Wayne, and David (Sharon) Mehr of Geneva; grandchildren Jenna (Andy) Yakle, Matt Mehr, Sean (Dianna Meiresonne), Bradley and Karla “Kee” Winterberger, Lauren (Matt) Lemenager, Christine Mehr, Elizabeth (Jimmy) Hagan, David Mehr, Kevin Mehr, and Michael Mehr; great-grandchildren Gueniviere Yakle, Mariella Yakle, and William Hagan; sister Lorraine Suerth; and many other dear relatives and friends.
Matt was proceeded in death by his parents and sister Dorothy Mandera.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 30 at Malone Funeral Home, 324 E. State Street (Route 38) in Geneva, Illinois from 10:00 am until the time of the Funeral Service at 11:30 am with Chaplain Kyle Roggenbuck officiating. Due to current health care restrictions involving Covid- 19 and social distancing, we are limited to a gathering of 50 people at a time, standards of occupancy will be upheld. To attend please be prepared to wear a mask and/or wait if occupancy standards need to be met before entering.
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In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to a charity of your choice.
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