Michael Mattice

December 14, 1949 ~ January 22, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Michael Mattice Obituary

Michael Mattice of Peru, 74, passed away January 22, 2024, at Lutheran Hospital. He was born on December 14, 1949 to the late Maurice Edmund and Betty (Bock) Mattice, Mike graduated from Rochester High School, class of 1968. 

Michael drove the school bus for Maconaquah School Corporation for over 30 years. He specifically enjoyed driving athletes to sporting events.  For over 20 years, he also drove the YMCA bus/van.  Mike was saved in March of 1975 and never passed up a chance to minister and talk about his love for Jesus to anyone and everyone.

In his free time, he liked to listen to and watch sports, and spend time with his family and friends. 

He is survived by daughters; Tabitha (Jaraid) Kendall, Amanda (Ryan) Ray, brothers; Bruce (Sara) Mattice, Wayne Mattice, grandchildren; Nathaniel (Marissa) Stepp, Ethan (Cheyenne) Cook, Rylan (Sara) Kendall, Grace Walsh, Lucas (Ayla) Fritzman, Kya Fritzman, and Jayleb Walsh, great grandchildren; Grayson, Malcolm, Vivian, Lyric, Oliver, Brysen, Kennleigh-Rae, and one on the way; as well as several nieces and nephews; his best friend and Brother in Christ for 52 years, Glenn Waltman.

He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, 2 sister-in-laws, and 1 nephew.

Our dad knew no stranger and had such a servant’s heart to spread kindness and love. He is loved and will be missed by many.

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