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Todd Mathews

Obituary for Todd Mathews

March 23, 1958 - July 13, 2017
Holland, Michigan | Age 59


Todd William Mathews, husband, father, son, brother, grandfather and friend, age 59, passed away on Thursday July 13, 2017 at home surrounded by family.

Todd an avid outdoorsman loved hiking, boating and bicycling. His faith was most real when experiencing God's great creation. He loved sharing his knowledge of flora, trees and all the mysteries of the forest with others. He enjoyed restoring old things to their former glory, his vintage 1968 Dodge Coronet RT and antique John Deere tractors. More importantly, he loved his family and friends, faithfully sheltering and protecting them. He actively lived out his faith by serving in a Club for adolescent boys in an under resourced community. He was a man who could fix anything and was always seeking to make the world a better place.

He is preceded in death by his son, Dustin, and father, Blaine Mathews.

Todd is survived by his wife of 34 years, Lisa; daughter, Emily & Stephen DeYoung; grandchildren, Beckett & Greyson DeYoung; sister, Teresa & Brian Troyer; nephew and niece, Nicholas & Kathryn Troyer, and Courtney Troyer; and mother, Dolores Mathews.

Visitation is 4:00-7:00 pm Monday, July 17 at Christ Memorial Church, 595 Graafschap Rd. Holland, MI 49423. Please use entrance E.

Funeral services are 11:00 am, Tuesday, July 18 in the Chapel of Christ Memorial Church. In honor of Todd's love for antique cars, guests are encouraged to drive theirs that day and be included in the procession to the graveside service.

Burial to be in Gibson Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to People Helping People, 943 56th St, Pullman, MI 49450.

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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