Matthew P. Tapee
1958 - 2020

Matthew P. Tapee

Matthew P. Tapee, 62 years of age, of Beatrice passed away at the Beatrice Community Hospital Friday morning, November 20, 2020. He was born on February 27, 1958 in Beatrice to Robert "Bob" and Barbara (Crosby) Tapee and attended Beatrice Public Schools. He had been a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Beatrice.

Survivors include his father Bob Tapee of Beatrice; siblings Steven (Ann) Tapee, David Tapee, Patrick (Shell) Tapee, Cindy (Dale) Evers, Bobbie Jo Hudson, Becky Tapee, Sara (Randy) Keuten, Patricia (Mark) Moody, and Karen Rehm; and special friend Karen Hansen. He was preceded in death by his mother Barbara Tapee (2012) and sister Chris Koespel.

Private graveside services will be held on Tuesday afternoon, November 24, 2020 at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Beatrice. The service will also be livestreamed on the funeral home Facebook page. There will be no viewing or visitation as cremation has taken place. Sign Matt's online guest book at

These services have been entrusted to the Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel in Beatrice.

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Published by Beatrice Daily Sun on Nov. 21, 2020.
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Graveside service
St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
, Beatrice, Nebraska
Funeral services provided by:
Griffiths-Hovendick Chapel - Beatrice
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sad to hear of matts passing,I grew up next to all of you on grant st. lived on garfield st. with him & karen last several yrs. rest in peace matt.
wayne oestreich
November 26, 2020
Bob, So sorry to hear of the loss of your son !
Doris Luckeroth
November 24, 2020
So sorry to hear of Matt's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Karen and all of the family. Matt and I had a lot of good time in our younger years. He was a great guy and a good friend. Steve & Pam Garton
Steve Garton
November 22, 2020