Norman Wilbert Matthes

1950 - 2018


Norman Wilbert Matthes, 68yrs, of Monroe, MI, formerly of Ida, MI, died Saturday November 24, 2018, in ProMedica Regency Hospital of Monroe. Friends may call at the Capaul Funeral Home, Ida, MI, Wednesday November 28, 2018, from 2-8 PM. He will lie in state on Thursday November 29, 2018, from 10 AM until the services at 11 AM at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Ida, MI. Pastors Ted Kerr III and Rick Massingill of North Monroe Street Church of God, Monroe, MI, will officiate. Burial will be in Lulu Cemetery, Ida, MI.


Born August 16, 1950 in Adrian, MI. Norman was the son of Wilbert and Margaret "Peg" ( Doster) Matthes. He was a 1968 Ida High School Graduate. Te earned his Associates Degree from Monroe County Community College, Monroe, MI, then went on to study at Michigan State University. Norman was a Financial Planner for over 30 years working for JD Melberg Financial and retiring in 2014. He was a member of North Monroe Street Church of God , he started the youth basketball league of Redeemer, refereed boys basketball games, loved to golf, play sports, lift weights and was very close with his nieces and nephews.


Survivors include: his father, Wilbert; brothers, Marvin (Wilma), Karl (Diane); sisters, Kathy (Gary) Honomichl, Kris (John) Ray and nieces and nephews, Tennille (Ralph), Eric (Krsitina), Kari, Ian, Michael, Elise, Lindsey and Adam (Christina). He was preceded in death by his mother, Peg and his grandparents.


Memorial contributions can be made to: Ryan's Hope.