Matthew Robert Glaser

Death:Monday, April 18, 2011
Ogle Co, Illinois

OREGON - Matthew Robert Glaser, 41, of Oregon died Monday April 18, 2011 in his home. Born April 19, 1969 in Dixon, the son of Robert and Karole (Schofield) Glaser. Married to Ann McKeown December 1, 2005 in Sycamore. Matt was 1987 graduate of Oregon High School where he participated in football, basketball and baseball and a 1991 graduate of Illinois State University where he played baseball and was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. He pursued graduate work in parks and recreation at the University of Illinois and then worked as an activities director at the Geneva Park District until 2007. He was currently employed by the Village of Progress in Oregon as the administrative assistant. Matt had a special way with the developmentally disabled that he served. He was a member of St. Mary Church in Oregon. Matt was an avid runner and a sports enthusiast following the Bulls, Bears and White Sox. He loved his family and so enjoyed family vacations especially playing with his niece and nephews. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him, but he is now at peace in the hands of our Lord. Survived by his wife, Ann; stepchildren, Lucas and Alicia Pauley; parents Bob and Karole Glaser; grandmother Genevieve Techel; sister Lisa (Jim) Winters; nephews, Josh and Jake; niece, Emma Grace; and mother-in-law, Sharon McKeown. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Ralph and Arlene Glaser and Paul Techel. Christian Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00am Monday April 25 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Oregon with Rev. Richard Kramer, pastor, as celebrant. Visitation will be Sunday 5:00 - 8:00pm in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon with an 8:00pm rosary service. A memorial fund has been established in Matt's name.

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