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Official Obituary of

Carl "Matt" Grayson Matthews

October 5, 1935 ~ September 10, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Carl "Matt" Matthews Obituary

Carl Grayson “Matt” Matthews, 87 of Elkhorn, WI, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2023, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center.  He was born October 5, 1935, in Samson County, North Carolina, the son of the late Radford Carl and Gladys (Williams) Matthews.  Matt graduated from Hoke County High School with the Class of 1955.  He served in the United States Air Force.  Matt was united in marriage to Carol Mae Welch on January 16, 1960.  He worked for Sturgis Newport Printing in Whitewater for 30 years, then he went on to Advance Fitting in Elkhorn.  In his retirement, Matt enjoyed driving for V.I.P. Services.  Matt was an avid Green Bay Packers fan.  He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. 

Matt is survived by his wife of 63 years, Carol, their two sons: Dan Matthews and Don (Michelle) Matthews, six grandchildren: Christopher, Amy (Dan), Dustin, Anna, Brett (Stephanie), and Sean, and one great-grandchild, Baker.  He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Carolyn (Irwin) Wilkes.

Memorial Service will be 11:00AM on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory, 730 N. Wisconsin St. Elkhorn, WI.  The visitation will be from 10:00AM on Wednesday until service time at the funeral home.  Interment with Military Honors will follow services at Roselawn Memory Gardens.  In lieu of flowers, memorials in Matt’s name may be directed to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation or the National Kidney Foundation.  Online guest book at

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September 27, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Haase-Lockwood & Associates Elkhorn
730 N. Wisconsin St
Elkhorn, WI 53121

Memorial Service
September 27, 2023

11:00 AM
Haase-Lockwood & Associates Elkhorn
730 N. Wisconsin St
Elkhorn, WI 53121

Interment following funeral service
September 27, 2023

Roselawn Memory Gardens
Hwy 50 and 67
Lake Geneva, WI 53147


National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin
10909 W. Greenfield Ave. #201, West Allis WI 53214

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
17100 W. Bluemound Rd Suite 101, Brookfield WI 53005


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