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Kevin John Matuska

Kevin John Matuska, age 53 of Delano, and formerly of Silver Lake, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005 at the Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park.

He was born Sept. 30, 1952 to Benjamin and Virginia (Metkowski) Matuska in Hutchinson.

Kevin was an active person, enjoying fishing, cooking, gardening, and woodworking. Spending time with his family was a priority that he loved.

He was employed at Tonka Toys prior to going to work for Thomas Engineering, where he has been employed for the past 23 years.

Kevin is survived by his wife of 32 years, Barbara; children: daughter Joycelyn and Steven Houghton; and sons Eric and Mara Allgood, and Curtis; two grandchildren, Alex Myers and Kennedy Houghton; siblings Arthur and Diane Matuska, Dennis and Darlene Matuska, Donna Mueller, Kenneth Matuska and special friend Frankie Travis, and Lisa Matuska and special friend Dave.

He was preceded in death by his father, Benjamin Matuska; and his sister, Nancy Bergstrom.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 11 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Delano, with the Rev. Michael Miller officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

A gathering of friends and family will be Monday, Nov. 14 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, and will continue from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church prior to the Mass on Tuesday.

Arrangements are by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

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