Dennis L. Matthias

1942-09-26 - 2023-12-03

Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home 1182 Main Street Crete IL (Map-it)

Visitation: Memorial at church: Trinity Lutheran Church in Crete, Illinois 9AM until service Noon

Service Date: 2023-12-09

Service Time: 12 Noon

Info: 708-672-7600

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Dennis L. Matthias age 81 of Crete, Illinois passed away on December 3, 2023.  Loving husband to the late Ruth Ann (d.2018); beloved father to Jeffrey (Elizabeth) Matthias, Steven (Stacy) Matthias and Pamelyn (Scott) Meldeau.  Beautiful grandfather of 6.  Dear brother to Delmar (Barb) Matthias, Judy (late Robert) Risvold and Beverly (Tom) Alberts.  Preceded in death by his parents Virgil and Irene (nee Heldt) Matthias. Dennis was a crane operator for Ford Motor and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.  Donations can be made in Dennis’s name to Trinity Lutheran Church in Crete, Illinois or Lightway Hospice in Joliet, Illinois.

Memorial Gathering & Service on Saturday, December 9th from 9:00 A.M. until time of service at 12:00 Noon at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1393 Elizabeth in Crete, Illinois.  Arrangements entrusted to Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Info: (708) 672-7600.




  1. Dixie Gump on December 6, 2023 at 10:38 pm
    Steve, I was so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing.

  2. Bob Bruns on December 7, 2023 at 6:39 am
    So sorry for your loss Steve my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

  3. Pat Matthies Misner on December 7, 2023 at 8:40 am
    So sorry for your loss.

  4. Don and Linda Janovyak on December 11, 2023 at 10:35 am
    Dear Steve & family,
    We are so si sorry to hear about you father ‘s passing. We send our deepest sympathies & hugs

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