Matzke, Herbert Herman (Wyatt), Bridgeport, Michigan

Passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2011. Age 76 years. The son of the late Lewis and Eleanor (Scharrer) Matzke was born June 6, 1935 in Saginaw County, Michigan. He was employed in the Masonry trade as bricklayer and cement finisher. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing. He loved watching and participating in many sports and was inducted into the Frankenmuth Softball Hall of Fame. He was a great storyteller. Surviving are four children, Kim Matzke and his wife, Lori, Montrose, MI; Paul Matzke, Millington, MI; Sherry Auernhammer, Bay City, MI; Dennis Matzke, Clio, MI; a step-daughter, Dawn Spencer, Birch Run, MI; several grandchildren; one brother, Rueben Matzke; many nieces, nephews and other relatives. Two sons, Jeff and Bill Matzke, eight brothers and sisters have predeceased him. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the W.L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 5700 Dixie Hwy. Rev. Joel Willitz will officiate with cremation to follow. Friends may call at the Chapel from 9:00 a.m. Saturday until the time of the funeral service.