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Orth, Matthew M. 1984-2012


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Date: 12/12/2017 at 11:13:40

Matthew M. Orth
February 16, 1984 - Sept. 9, 2012
Des Moines, Iowa
Formerly of St. Cloud

Mass of Christian Burial Celebrating the Life of Matthew M. Orth, age 28, of Des Moines, Iowa and formerly of St. Cloud will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 14, 2012 at St. Mary's Cathedral (Upper Church) in St. Cloud. Matt passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 9, 2012. Reverend Anthony Oelrich will officiate. Burial will take place in Assumption Cemetery in St. Cloud.

Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday and after 9:00 a.m. on Friday both at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud.

Matt was born on February 16, 1984 in St. Cloud, Minnesota to Scott and RoxAnne (Lentner) Orth. He graduated from Cathedral High School in 2002 before attending Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. While attending school at Lawrence University, Matt met Rachel Lucas. They were united in marriage on October 1, 2011 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Stillwater, Minnesota. Matt recently completed his Class A PGA Professional Certification. He was currently working at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club as an Assistant Golf Professional, in charge of the Junior Golf Program with over 200 kids.

Matt will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him. Rachel was the love of his life.

He enjoyed spending time outdoors, hunting, camping, skiing, fishing (walking the Mississippi River fishing for Small Mouth Bass), travel and adventure. Matt also treasured time spent visiting restaurants, cooking and recreating restaurant dishes at home, while also being a wine enthusiast. However, his greatest passion was golf, devoting much of his time to his sport and profession.

Matt is survived by his loving wife, Rachel; parents, Scott and RoxAnne; brother, Travis, sister, Jenny (Tim); niece and nephew, Megan and Austin; mother-in-law, Gina Pitera, and father-in-law, Russell Lucas; sister-in-law, Angela (Patrick) Foley; grandparents, Larry Orth and Everett Lentner; extended family and friends; and faithful pets, his dog Patch, and cat, Parca.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Kathryn Lentner and Sylvia "Bunny" Orth. ~ The Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN 09 Sept 2012.


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