Matthew V. Melchert

Matthew Melchert

Matthew V. Melchert, 59, of North Platte, passed away Aug. 7, 2019, at Indian Hills Manor, Ogallala.

He was born May 4, 1960, in Imperial, to Burdette and Patricia (Shackleford) Melchert.

Matthew enjoyed working on the farm, doing projects along with others and taking care of farm animals. He helped at various church camps and enjoyed the company of family and friends. He also enjoyed Cornhusker and Broncos football and watching western and cowboy movies. He will be missed by many.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Matthew is survived by his brothers, Lynn, Norman and Keith (Laurie) Melchert; niece, Hayley (Donavon) Weedman; and nephews, Andrew, Jacob and Adam Melchert, all of North Platte.

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Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, at the Trenton Cemetery. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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