HAZEN — Dwight Mattheis, 48, Hazen, passed away June 28, 2013, at his home. Services will be held at 10 a.m. CDT Wednesday, July 3, at Zion Lutheran Church, Beulah, with the Rev. Mary Lou Aune officiating. Burial will follow at the Beulah City Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. CDT Tuesday at Barbot-Seibel Funeral Home, Beulah.
Dwight was born on Oct. 10, 1964, in Hazen, to Raymond and Leona (Voegele) Mattheis. He was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church and was a lifetime member there. He attended school at Hazen Public School and graduated from Hazen High School in 1983. He attended one year at UND in Grand Forks until he began working at Dakota Gasification Company in the fall of 1984. He worked there until the time of his death. Dwight was married to Kim Sailer in 1988 and they had three children, Samantha, Justin and Courtney.
Dwight was a volunteer fireman with the Hazen Fire Department for 16 years. He enjoyed taking his family and nieces and nephews camping and boating at the lake. He also enjoyed riding motorcycle and traveling. He could often be found spending many hours helping at the farm, as well as working on cars. Dwight was always ready to help anyone with any kind of project.
Dwight is survived by his best friend, Mary Brecht, Hazen; two daughters, Samantha (Steve Fetsch) Mattheis and Courtney Mattheis, all of Bismarck; one son, Justin Mattheis, Bismarck; one granddaughter, Ava Rose Fetsch; his parents, Raymond and Leona Mattheis, Hazen; two brothers, Carey Mattheis, Hazen, and Eric (Barb) Mattheis, Beulah; two step-children, Candi Brecht, Beulah and Crystal Brecht, Scottsbluff, Neb.; three step-grandchildren, McCoy, Jyzelle and Broderyk Mohl, all of Beulah; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Daniel and Elsie Voegele; and his paternal grandparents, Rudolf and Lydia Mattheis.