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July 26, 1983 – Thursday, May 31, 2018

Service Information
Redby Community Center, Redby, MN
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
11:00 AM

Visitation Information
Redby Community Center, Redby, MN
Monday, June 4, 2018
Beginning at 7 PM

Matthew “Matt” Dunkley Sr. age 34, of Sioux Falls, SD journeyed to the Spirit World on May 31, 2018.

He was born on July 26, 1983 in Park Rapids, MN the son of Michael D. Dunkley Sr. and Marcia Zoe Thompson.

Matthew honorably served in the US Army for 10 years with tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. After two tours, he received the following commendations: Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal and Combat Infantry Badge. He enjoyed singing, dancing and fishing. He loved his family and enjoyed helping others and traveling. He was a graduate of IPR (Institute of Production and Recording).

He is survived by his wife Kyrie DuMarce-Dunkley; children Niin-Day, Lucas, Jeremiah and Matthew Jr.; father Michael Dunkley Sr.; siblings Zhawin, Opichee, Lavender, Michael Jr., Benayshi, Ginew, Jeremiah, Gewaden and Medazway; many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Preceded in death by his mother Marcia Zoe Thompson; grandmother Theresa Mattie Dunkley; and aunt Patricia Jean Eylandt.

Funeral service for Matthew Dunkley Sr. was held at 11 AM Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Redby Community Center in Redby, MN. Interment at Redby Cemetery.

All-night wake was held Monday, June 4 beginning at 7 PM at the Community Center in Redby.

Casket bearers were Michael Dunkley Jr., Opichee Dunkley, Lee Eylandt, Ingo Skjefte Jr., Ricardo “Mijo” Gonzales, Joe Dunkley, Andre Walker, Justin Eylandt and Buster Dunkley.

Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, MN served the family.

1 Guestbook Entry

  1. Hoka Luta Win

    Just found about your brother, my deepest sympathy to your wife and son, I’m sorry I didn’t talk to you more, you are a warrior you’ll be deeply missed


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