Nicholas Joseph Matt, 84, of Tenstrike, Minn., died Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at Progress West in O'Fallon, Missouri. He was born April 22, 1928 in Osage, Iowa; the son of Hubert H. and Irma Ida (Moser) Matt, who precede him.
Mr. Matt served in the United States Navy from August 1945 to November 1947. He married Mrs. Bernice Evlyn (Brunk) Matt on April 15, 1950 in Crookston, Minn..
Nicholas went to the University of North Dakota where he graduated with a Doctorate in Law. He was employed as an attorney. Nicholas was a life time member of the VFW and American Legion. He was also a member of the United Methodist Church.
Preceded in death by two brothers, Bob and Hubert Matt.
Survived by: his wife of sixty-two years; three children, Pamela R. (Craig) Behsman, Nicholas J. (Linda) Matt and Hugh R. (Darla) Matt; sister-in-laws, Doris Matt and Jean Matt. Six grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
Mr. Matt's body is to be cremated. A memorial service will in held at the Wesley United Methodist Church, 1600 4th Ave. N., Grand Forks, N.D. 58203 on May 26, 2013.
March 26, 2013