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 George Gene Matucha

George Gene Matucha

Burke, Gregory County, South Dakota, USA
Death 25 Apr 2011 (aged 67)
Gregory, Gregory County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Gregory, Gregory County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 100011971 · View Source
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Son of Paul and Doris (Rogers) Matucha.
Married May 1974 to Mary Geaghan.
Father of George, Sarah, Kristina, Amy, Erin, Ann, and Lorna.
He was a 50 year member of Lodge No. 162, Gregory, SD.

Obituary following was from Kotrba-Smith funeral Home.

George Gene Matucha was born February 14, 1944, at Burke, SD, the son of Paul and Doris (Rogers) Matucha. He grew up on the family farm north of Burke where he attended Rembrandt school. He then attended Burke High school where he enjoyed playing football with his friends and riding his motorcycle. He graduated in 1963.

After graduation he worked on the farm with his mother. When his brother Dewayne returned from military service George began trucking with Dale Trucking.

George and Mary Geaghan were married in May of 1974 and this union was blessed with eight children.

George quit trucking in 1990 and worked at various jobs in the area. He liked to fish, loved Bohemian music, and watching westerns on TV. He enjoyed all his grandchildren. His health began to fail in 2006 and he passed away at the Avera Gregory Health Care Center on April 25, 2011 at the age 67 years.

He is survived by his wife Mary and their children and 10 grandchildren: He is also survived by his brothers Virgil (Marti) Rogers of Sioux Falls, SD and Dewayne Matucha of Burke, SD

He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Dan, and sisters, Lorna, Florence, and Judy, and a grandchild "Little Angel".

(Thanks goes to SD researcher for sending this obit!)

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  • Created by: Luella Hinrichsen
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100011971
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Gene Matucha (14 Feb 1944–25 Apr 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100011971, citing Czech National Cemetery, Gregory, Gregory County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Luella Hinrichsen (contributor 47218988) .