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Gene L. Matiak

November 13, 1942 ~ October 8, 2022 (age 79) 79 Years Old


Gene L. Matiak, 79, of Mark passed away on October 8, 2022 at OSF Healthcare Center, Peoria.

Graveside service with full military honors was held at 11:00 a.m. on October 20, 2022 at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. 

Dysart – Cofoid Funeral Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Gene was born on November 13, 1942 in La Crosse, WI to Leonard and Lillian (Sagdalen) Matiak.  He married Barbara Hansen on December 25, 1961 in Caledonia, MN.

He served in the United States Army.  Gene was a semi mechanic and worked for Buchman Transportation.  He was a member of the Granville American Legion.

Survivors include his wife Barbara Matiak of Mark; three sisters, Soynia, Linda and Connie.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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Graveside Service
October 20, 2022

11:00 AM
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

Elwood, IL 60421


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