L. Tucker Matzek, age 91, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on July 21st, 2017

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L. Tucker Matzek, age 91, of Lombard, passed away July 20, 2017.

Visitation will be Sunday, July 23 from 3 PM to 6 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. Funeral Services will be held Monday, with Mr. Matzek lying-in-state from 9:30 AM until time of service at 10:30 AM at First United Methodist Church, 155 S. Main Street, Lombard. Interment will follow at Mt. Emblem Cemetery.

Mr. Matzek is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia nee Hill; his loving children, Paula Matzek of Mt. Prospect, Elizabeth (James) Boaz of Colorado, and Peter (Salete) of Hayward, California; his dear sister, Martha Kirchman of LaGrange Park; and his 14 nieces and nephews.

Mr. Matzek was U.S. Navy Veteran who served in World War II from 1943 – 1945.

He was a graduate of Illinois Institute of Technology where he received his BS., MS. and MBA.

Mr. Matzek was a resident of Lombard since 1954.  He was a retired Electrical Engineer and a member of the I.E.E.E. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.)  He worked for Motorola, Zenith and various other companies. Mr. Matzek was an active member of First United Methodist Church where he served on several committees. He also played the banjo and was an amateur magician and a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.

Memorials would be appreciated to IIT, 3300 S. Federal St. Chicago, IL  60616 or First United Methodist Church, 155 S. Main St., Lombard, IL  60148.


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