Obituary of Robert Matthes
ADRIAN-Robert W. Matthes, age 93, of Adrian, died July 20, 2018, at MagnumCare of Adrian.
He was born April 12, 1925, in Adrian to Arthur and Edith (Vogt) Matthes. On October 14, 1950, he married Selma Burnickie in Napoleon, Ohio. She preceded him in death. Bob had served in the Army Air Force during WWII and had been a POW in Germany for six months. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church where he sang in the choir for many years.
Bob is survived by a son, Steven (Carol) Matthes of Adrian; a grandson, Bill Matthes of Adrian; and a great-grandson, Joshua Matthes of Adrian. In addition to his wife, Selma, he was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Michael; two brothers; and five sisters.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 24, 2018, from 4-7 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. with visitation from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Adrian with Pastor Joel Sarrault officiating. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery with Full Military Rites conducted by the American Legion Post #97 and V.F.W. Post #1584 Annis-Fint.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Southern Michigan Hospice. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.