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“Patti and Family, so sorry to hear about Buddy! I'll never forget when he would come get his haircut I was always in for a good laugh! I live by one...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Joyce Gustafson - Oak Forest, IL

“Dear Matlage family,We are keeping all of you in our prayers. Bud had a great outlook on life, and was a great person. He will be missed. ”
2 of 19 | Posted by: Nick Klaczynski - Chicago, IL

“Words fail to express how deeply grieved I feel for your loss. Buddy was such a wonderful man, husband, father and friend to so many. He will be...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Beverly Depasquale - Tinley park, IL

“To Patti and family, so sorry for your loss. Bud was my supervisor, a very good person to know, and love his family. May God bless you during this...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Yvonne Bettis - Dolton, IL

“Patti and family. So sorry to hear of your loss. My condolences. Deb Bemis ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry for your loss Ms. Patti. Praying for you and your family ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: arlesha robinson - Rosewood, IL

“So sorry for your loss Patti Jo.May God bless you and your family. ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Sharon and Jim Connell - IL

“You are in my prayers ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Stephen Richardson - Hobbs, NM

“Patti, I am so sorry for your loss. You, Ryan and Billy are in my prayers.May Bud finally be at peace. ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Jann Morgan - Alsip, IL - Friend

“My prayers go out to Patty and the family in this difficult time. Im deeply sorry for the pain youre going thru. Buddy is in a place where he will...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Paula Earle - Aurora, IL - Friend

“Patti,mom and i just heard the sad news. Though i never met him its clear the love you had for one another just from the looks on your faces in...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Susan La Veau - Aurora, IL

“PattiHearing about your loss has deeply saddened me. My heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Kathi Bogdan - Kenosha, WI

“The Matlage's are always in our thoughts and prayers. We are fortunate to have had Bud for a friend and neighbor. ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Jackie Suchorabski - Joliet, IL

“Patti,I am so sorry for your loss. I know how deep your feelings went with Bud, and that he loved you deeply as well. I'm sure he found solace in...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Ken Gavril - Louisville, KY

“Heartfelt sympathy for your loss ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Hope and Dan Cupp - Cogan Station, PA

“Patti and family...Such a great loss...Buddy was a wonderful guy..My deepest sympathiesto Patti and the family... ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Sandy schupek - Midlothian, IL

“Patti so very sorry for your families loss. Buddy was a wonderful man. Our thought and prayers are with you and your family during this sad time. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Kim Bialecki - Monee, IL

“My Sweet dear Patti. You and your family are in my heart & prayers.God Bless you all.Jerri Sims ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Jerri Sims - Camarillo, CA

“SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, MAY THE GOD THAT GIVES COMFORTBE WITH YOU IN YOUR TIME OF GREIF. 2 Corinth 1: 3,4. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: A friend


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Bernard "Buddy" J. Matlage
Age 63, of Joliet formerly of Alsip, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Monday, December 19, 2016 at his home. Loving husband of Patti Jo (nee Fouts) Matlage; beloved father of Ryan (Cassie Jurgensen) Matlage and William (Kelsy Cupp) Matlage; dearest brother of Kenneth (Pat) Gavril and Susan (Tom) Giali; proud grandfather of Parker Matlage; cherished uncle of Cara (Steve) Terrill, Cami (Brian) Sandberg, godchild Cassie Jo (Cole) Gaines, Jon (Sara) Giali, Joseph Giali, the late Jason Giali and numerous great nieces and nephews. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a foreman for Amtrak and a member of The British Car Union. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel 102 E. Francis Rd, New Lenox on Thursday, December 22, 2016 from 3:00PM until 9:00PM. Funeral service on Friday, December 23, 2016 at 9:30AM leaving for St. Jude Catholic Church 241 W. Second Ave, New Lenox for Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am. Interment Chapel Hill Garden South Cemetery, Alsip IL. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Lymphoma Research Foundation www.lymphoma.org would be appreciated.