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Melvin  Matuska

May 18, 1939 — December 25, 2013

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Melvin “Mel” A. Matuska, 74, of St. David, Ariz. died December 25, 2013. He had been a resident of St. David for the last four years after moving from Omaha, Nebraska.
Melvin was born May 18, 1939 in Tyndall, South Dakota to Alfred and Emma (Nehonsky) Matuska. Mel graduated from Tyndall High School in 1957 and joined the U.S. Marine Corps. Upon being discharged from the Corps, he was employed by Omaha Bedding Company, a bedding manufacturing company where he worked for the next 43 years, retiring as a plant manager in May 2002.
He is survived by his life partner, Betty Wagner; one brother, Leonard (Betty) Matuska; one daughter, Sheila Matuska; one son, Bernard Matuska; five grandsons; four great-grandchildren; six nieces; four nephews and one brother-in-law, Clyde Gill. Mel’s extended family includes, Paul Wagner, Jim and Mary Vincent; Jimmy and Jessica Vincent and Michael Wagner. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Dorothy Gill; one daughter, Shelly Matuska and an infant son, James.    
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