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Matt DUTZ Obituary

Matt Dutz

ATHENS - Matt Dutz, 48, of Athens passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013.

He is survived by his wife, Robin; daughters, Jennifer (husband, Nick) Ketchum, Brittany Leach, RaeAnne Dutz and Meaghan Dutz; a brother, Michael (wife, Terri) Dutz, Jr.; sisters, Michelle Oest and Mandy Frost; father, Michael C. Dutz, Sr.; grandchildren, Gavin and Kyson Ketchum; grandfather, Dale Smith; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

Preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Dutz-Noe; a brother, Mitchell Dutz; a grandmother, Jacqueline Smith; an aunt, Rhea Wrestler; two uncles, Allen "Ponch" Wrestler and Rick Smith.

Matt was born January 14, 1965, in San Diego, Calif., the son of Michael and Barbara Dutz.

He graduated from Mason City High School in 1983. He worked for AT&T from March 1994 until July 2012.

Matt served for the U.S. Navy from 1983 until 1987.

He enjoyed riding motorcycles, camping and NASCAR racing.

Memorials can be made to the "Dutz Family Memorial Fund" at Athens State Bank.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Online condolences can be shared at

Published in The State Journal-Register on May 23, 2013
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