Matthew R. Minette
January 20, 1984 - August 12, 2012
Matthew R. Minette, 28, of DeKalb formerly of North Aurora passed away Sunday, August 12, 2012 at his residence. He was born January 20, 1984 in Winfield, IL the son of Douglas and Becky (nee Brown) Minette. Matt spent his early childhood in North Aurora and was a 2002 graduate of West Aurora High School. He achieved his associate degree from Wabaunsee Community College. Matt has been employed as a seasoned mechanic in the Aurora Area. Matt had a passion for cars and trucks. He had the knowhow and the love to push vehicles to their limit. He raced at the Sycamore Speedway, and loved to off road trucks. He is survived by his parents, Becky and Dave Bryant of North Aurora; his father Douglas Minette of Arizona; two brothers Ben Minette and Aaron Bryant and a sister Laura Bryant, all of North Aurora; and paternal grandparents Keith and Lavonne Minette of California. He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Richard and Sharon Brown. Visitation will be held 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Friday, August 17, 2012 at Moss Family Funeral Home 209 South Batavia Ave. Batavia, IL. Funeral service will be held 11:30 A.M. Saturday, August 18, 2012 at Ginger Creek Community Church 2850 Ginger Woods Parkway Aurora, IL.
Memorial contributions may be directed to American Cancer Society 143 First Street Batavia, IL 60510.
- Susan VandenBos
I am so sorry for your loss. Matt is finally at peace. My prayers continue for you and your family. You have an Angel who will be with you always.
- Tiffany clayton
Im so very sad to think of how bad you all must be hurting, I know Matt is in a happy place hugging you all from above. My family and I will continue to pray for your comfort.
- Judy Butera
Dave and family,there are no words.
My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this time of sorrow.
- Alan Rickard
Becky and Family - Please accept my deepest condolences on your loss. I can't even begin to imagine the loss your family is feeling, this is something that a parent should never have to go through. My thoughts and prays are with you at this difficult time.
- timothy & karen beebe
Dave and Becky, we are so sorry to hear about your son. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
- Keith and Vicki Kramer
We had the honor in meeting Matt servel years ago, through our son Nick Kramer, we are very blessed to have known this man, for he is a good man and a wonderful friend to all that befriended him. His heart is big, Our God has blessed him with Love and Kindness Matt has touched many Lives. Matt will be remembered and loved forever to all. You will be missed and not forgotten. Thank you for blessing our lives.
- Kristi Hamilton
I wish I had words to lighten your agony but sometimes words are just not enough. Please accept my deepest condolences on your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
- Laura LewAllen
What an amazing young man! He was kind to others, respected his elders, could laugh with the best and so connected to his family! I cant even grasp the loss you must feel. I sent all the love and blessings I have to you all....
- The Gough Family
I can't seem to find the words to express how sorry we are for your loss. No parent should ever go through something like this. Our heart and prayers go out to your whole family. May God be with you during this time of sorrow.
- Douglas Minette
Matthew is also loved by his grandparents Lavonne Minette
his aunt and uncle Steve michelle
and 5 cousins we all knew and loved him all his life
we are blessed for all the years he was with us
May God welcome him into his kingdom
- Dawn Rabick and Family
Becky and Family, Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Matthew will be greatly missed. May your faith give you the strength knowing he is now with God and no longer suffering. We will pray for your family to get through this tough time you are facing.
To the family I'm srry about matt u all ever need anything I'm here for u all ben any time
- Star Dieter
Becky and family, my heart aches for you at this very difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Hugs
- Karen Binanti
Becky, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss.
God saw you were getting tired and a recovery was just not meant to be, so God took your hand and said to you " It's time to come Home with Me"
- Rhonda Schwaller
Becky and Family I am so very sorry for your loss. I will always remember Matt as a quite young man from when I babysat for you. He was so very sweet. We pray for all of you strenght and comfort.
- Robert Lisowski
I am sorry for your loss. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. Peace and love.
- Alexander Ryan
So sorry for your loss he will be greatly missed
- Leah Bergeson Smith
My deepest sympathies to the family of Matt. I have known Matt since we were 5 years old. It breaks my heart that we lost contact after graduating high school. He was such a sweet guy. I hope he is now at peace. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
- Joe, Linda, Tisheena, Tommy, Christian, Gallagher
Becky, and Family,
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
We shall miss him so much. He was loved very much.
- Michelle Sullivan
I am so sorry for your loss.
- Sandy and David Uhrig
We extend our deepest sympathy
for you in your loss of your dear Matthew - way before his time.
We hope, too, that comfort and peace
may come to you through your faith and Matt's.
- sue elleman
Becky, I'm lost for words,,,,Just know that I'll be praying really hard for you all to find comfort and peace,,,,, many, many hugs♥
- Debbie Olszewski
There are no words that can be said that would even come close to the hope of easing the pain you are enduring right now, but know, as always, you and your family continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. I'm here for you if you need an ear.
God Bless you all during this very difficult time.
- Lisa Bryant
Becky and Family, I am so sorry for your tremendous loss. I wish you comfort in the days ahead. My thoughts are with you all.
- Vicki Petty Gettys
Dear Becky and family,
I am so very sorry to hear of this tragic loss...he was way too young. My heart goes out to all of you. I wish you peace and comfort from above during this grievous time. ((((hugs))))
Vicki Petty Gettys
- Dawn O'Day
May god guard and keep your soul safe for all time.
- Nicole Graf and family
We are so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers.
- Doris Crutchett
Sorry to hear about Matthew's passing are prayers and thoughts are with you during your time of sorrow.