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The Reverend Dr. Charles A. Matthei

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The Reverend Dr. Charles A. Matthei, age 71 passed away on Dec. 10, 2012. A Downers Grove/Westmont area resident for 38 years. Beloved husband of Ruth, nee Kenow, Matthei. Loving father of Melissa (Steven) Kaempf and Elise Matthei. Cherished grandfather "Papa" of Allison and Ethan Kaempf. Dear brother of Michael (Cathy) Ideran and Douglas (Gerritje) Kendon. Preceded in death by his parents Dr. Charles H. and Alice Matthei and by his brother Rev. Alan Charles Matthei. Charles held a Doctor of Ministry and Master of Divinity and was a retired ELCA Minister, ordained in 1971. He was a Fellow member of the College of Chaplains, a Clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, held a Master of Arts in Education and was a Missionary in India for five years. Arrangements by Toon Funeral Home, 630-968-0408, www.toonfuneralhome.com.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Dec. 14, 2012
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