Matt "Matthius" Birk

Birk, Matt (Matthius) Age 89, WWII US Navy Veteran, dearly beloved husband of Helen, (nee Kopp). Loving father of William (Darlene), Matt Jr. (Karen) and Robert (Ameshia). Cherished grandfather of Jacqueline (Scott) Gehle, Matt III (Teresa), Jennifer (Randy) Huscher, Gregory (Laura), Kaja Blackwell, and Andrew. Dearest great-grandfather of Rebecca, Sarah, Sheridan, Isabella, and Liam. Fond brother of Betty (Stan) Fazy, Dorothy Ritchey, and the late William (late Judith). Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday from 3-9PM at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. Relatives and friends are invited to meet at St. Julie Billiart Church 7399 W. 159th St., Tinley Park, IL on Friday for a Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. Express your thoughts and condolences at 708-532-5400

Funeral Home

Colonial Chapel, Ltd.
15525 South 73rd Avenue Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 532-5400

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Dec. 5, 2012