Mass of Christian Burial for Daniel Joseph Matthys, 54, of Marshall, MN, will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday July 3, 2018, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 p.m. â 8:00 p.m. with a CCW Rosary at 4:00 p.m. and a Parish Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. at Rehkamp Horvath Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will continue on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. â 10:30 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Interment will follow the service at St. Clotilde Catholic Cemetery in Green Valley.
Daniel Joseph Matthys was born on January 2, 1964, in Tracy, MN, to Duane and Frances (Otto) Matthys. He was baptized and received all of his sacraments at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Daniel grew up on the multi-generation family farm where he lived and farmed his entire life. He attended grade school at Holy Redeemer School and graduated from Marshall High School in 1982. Daniel then attended the Vocational Technical School in Canby for agriculture. After school, he returned to work with his father on the family farm. Daniel and his father also enjoyed playing Rolle Bolle together. He enjoyed tending to the livestock and working the land. He also enjoyed his equipment and was partial to John Deere and McCormick. Daniel enjoyed following stock car racing, especially with Ruth and Kolton. He, Ruth and Kolton also enjoyed traveling. Daniel and Ruth frequently attended the Wabasso roll in. Daniel was an active member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus Third Degree.
Daniel died on Thursday, June 28, 2018, as the result of a motorcycle accident near Cottonwood, MN. He is survived by his son, Kolton, of Marshall, mother Frances of Marshall,
fiancÃ© Ruth Seifert of Marshall, siblings Diane (and Greg) Louwagie of Marshall, Donna
(and Mark) Horsman of Watertown, SD, Doreen (and Danny) Owens of Henderson, NV,
nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Duane.
In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Holy Redeemer School.
Blessed Be His Memory.