THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Victor Match, of the Town of Stephenson, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at St. Mary's Hospital in Green Bay.
He was born in Royalton, Illinois, son of the late Felix and Lucy (Giacomo) Match. Victor was raised in Oklahoma before moving to Milwaukee as a young man.
He worked at P&H Harnischfeger Corporation for 37 years before retiring. Victor served honorably in the Coast Guard during WWII. He met the love of his life, Ruth Match, in Sturgeon Bay, WI. He had a passion for trap shooting, hunting and fishing and was an excellent wood worker. Victor was a carpenter by choice and an electrician by trade. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Victor is survived by his wife, Ruth; a son, Robert (Una-Marie) Match of Wauwatosa; granddaughter, Lucy; great-granddaughter, Kennedy; sister, Loretta (Carl) Nick of Oklahoma City, OK; two sister-in-laws, Margie Match and Marion Ridderkhoff and further survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.
He was preceded in death by five siblings.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be 1 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2013 at St. Mary the Lake Catholic Church, 1/4 mile west of the intersection of Parkway Road and County C in Silver Cliff, with Father Jason Blahnik officiating. Friends may call from Noon until the time of the service at church on Friday. Full military honors will be provided by the American Legion Post #66.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.messarfuneralhome.com
Messar-Roubal Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Wausaukee is assisting the family.