Matula, Frank, Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved husband, brother, and uncle, passed away Friday, July 13, 2012, at his home. Age 84 years. He was born March 8, 1928, in St. Charles, Michigan, the son of the late Susan (Koziel) and Paul Matula Sr. He graduated from St. Charles High School. He served with the US Army during the Korean War. He married Eunice E. McGuire on May 18, 1963. Frank and Eunice enjoyed traveling and skiing throughout the US and Europe, especially in the Swiss Alps. Frank had been employed by Michigan Bell Telephone for over 35 years, working as a PBX Installer, and retiring in 1982. He was a member of the Michigan Bell Pioneers, St. John Vianney Catholic Church, and American Legion Post #439. Frank was an avid trout fisherman, and a member of the National Wildlife Federation. Surviving are his wife, Eunice; a brother, Joseph (Theresa) Matula, St. Charles; several nieces, nephews, and their families. He was predeceased by a brother, John Matula, two half-brothers, Charles and Paul Matula, and two half-sisters, Mary Smith and Anna Mikula. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 6400 McCarty Road, where his family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. Wednesday until the time of Mass. Rev. Fr. James R. Carlson will officiate. Military Burial will take place in Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the City Rescue Mission of Saginaw or St. John Vianney Catholic Church.