February 24, 1978 – July 09, 2019
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Matthew is survived by his loving parents, Ben Misiaveg and Julie and (Mike) Valco. Loving grandson of Richard and Mary Misiaveg of Sauk Village, IL; sisters Jessica (Carlos) Bosques, of Dyer, IN, and Amy Valco of Lansing, IL. Also surviving are many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Matthew was preceded in death by his cherished brother Jeremy Joseph Misiaveg and maternal grandparents Vern and Donna Duranceau.
Friends may visit with the family on Friday, July 19, 2019, at the Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Road, Lansing, Illinois from 2:00 to 8:00 PM. Funeral services for Matthew will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019, at 10:00 AM at the funeral home. Matthew will be laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, Illinois.
Matthew was a 1996 Thornton Fractional South High School graduate where he was a member of the TFS Football Team and an Illinois State Scholar. He graduated from Northern Illinois University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He worked for Lear Corporation in Hammond, IN. Some of the best times in Matt’s life were during college and after, living in Chicago, meeting new friends, playing softball, and enjoying city life. Matthew loved music festivals, traveling, camping, and spending time with his family and friends. He was an avid Chicago sports fan, and especially loved the Chicago Cubs. Matthew will be missed by all who knew him and loved him for his caring nature, kindness, and loyalty.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.