Port Washington, WI passed away Nov. 23, 2021. Matt was a graduate of Niles North HS and SIU. He lived in Northbrook and Evanston, IL until moving to Wisconsin in 2017. Matt was involved in many community activities, was a strong self-advocate for people with disabilities, and lived a full and fantastic life. Preceded in death by his father Sy Passen, and brother-in-law Franz Bruckner. Survived by his mother, Lita Passen of Northbrook IL, sisters Ellen (Jim) Zonka of Saukville, WI and Adrienne Passen-Bruckner of Passau, Germany, many relatives and friends. No services are planned.
Memorials are suggested in Matthew's name to the Association of Horizon summer camp (https://associationofhorizon.org/donate-now/
). Eernisse Funeral Home, Port Washington, is assisting the family. Online condolences www.eernissefuneralhome.com
Published by Chicago Tribune from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28, 2021.