Mass of Christian Burial for Gregory “Greg” M. Matheny will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Dell Rapids with Fr. John Lantsberger as the officiant. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the start of the service on Saturday. To leave condolences please visit www.kahlerfh.com
Greg was born in Rapid City, South Dakota on July 17, 1965 to the late Michael and Laurietta (Fey) Matheny. He attended Central High School in Grand Forks, North Dakota and graduated in 1984. He joined the South Dakota Highway Patrol and graduated from the police academy in 1991. After graduating he was assigned to Presho, South Dakota as his first duty station.
On August 18, 1999 Greg was united in marriage to Ann M. Brown. They moved from Presho, South Dakota to Brookings, South Dakota where they started their family and had two children; Haley and Brenden. Greg had 22 years on with the South Dakota Highway Patrol when he retired in April of 2014.
Life after the Highway Patrol included the family moving down to Boca Raton, Florida. Greg was a kind and gentle man who enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, playing the guitar, and cooking. Greg passed away on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at his home in Boca Raton, Florida. He was 49 and preceded in death by his father. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 14 years, Ann Matheny; his children, Brenden and Haley; his mom, Laurietta Matheny of Dell Rapids; his sisters, June Rasmussen of Sioux Falls and Angela (Patrick) Ellison of Dell Rapids; his nieces, nephew and extended family.
Greg always had a smile on his face and a joke on his lips. Greg you will be missed but not forgotten. Memorials may be directed to the Greg Matheny Memorial Fund.