Born in Ft. Wayne, Matt worked at G.E. for 43 1/2 years, retiring in 1980. He was a member of First Assembly of God and G.E. Quarter Century Club. He was a devoted husband and his life was his family.
Matt is survived by his wife of 68 years, Wanda Wiegand; daughters, Judy (Keith) Hoskins of Angola, IN, Pat (Bob) DeGroff, Mary Wiegand and Helen (Jim) Ball all of Fort Wayne, IN; sons, Matthew J. (Nancy) Wiegand of Georgetown, TX, Bill (Jeri) Wiegand of Ft. Wayne, IN and Tim Wiegand of Scottsdale, AZ; 14 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Matthew was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mary; sisters, Marguerite Firks, Dorothy Phillips and Colette Reid; brothers, Arthur and Robert; and grandson, Brett Wiegand.
Service is at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 2, 2012 at First Assembly of God, 1400 W. Washington Center Road in Fort Wayne with visitation one hour prior.
Visitation will also be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at D. O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Rd. in Fort Wayne.
Private burial will be in Highland Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to First Assembly's Community Care.
To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.