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May 15, 1978 – September 22,2023

Matthew John Strauss, age 45, of Hutchinson passed away on Friday, September 22, 2023.

He was born on May 15, 1978 in Winsted the son of Gerald & Debra (Dostal) Strauss.

He graduated from Lester Prairie High School in 1996.

On April 12, 2014, Matthew John Strauss and Katie Jo Justus were joined in holy marriage in Watertown.   God blessed their marriage with three children Carter, Emma Jo and Leo.

Matt was formerly employed for twenty-five years at Millerbernd’s in Winsted and for the last two years he worked at Biolyph in Chaska.

He loved hunting and fishing.   His children were his pride & joy.   Dad was always in their corner!   Matt was also a Notre Dame enthusiast.

Survived by his loving wife: Katie; children: Carter age 12, Emma Jo age 11 and Leo age 8 all of Hutchinson; his parents: Gerald “Jerry” & Debra “Deb” Strauss of Winsted; father-in-law and mother-in-law: Joe & Kathy Justus of Menomonie, Wisconsin; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Leo and Bernice Strauss, maternal grandparents Arlen & Grace Dostal, aunts Percy and Roxanne.

A Memorial Service for Matthew Strauss will be held on Saturday, September 30th, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted.  Deacon Mike Thoennes will officiate.

Inurnment Holy Trinity Niche-Winsted.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, September 30th from 12 Noon until time of service at the funeral home.

Urn Bearer will be Cory Zitzloff.

To honor Matt, please wear your favorite wrestling shirt!


4 Guestbook Entries

  1. Jeanne Norman

    Sorry for your loss.

  2. Joyce Rosenau

    Sorry for your loss

  3. Kathy Remus

    Deb & Jerry, you have our deepest sympathies on the loss of your son. May God grant you comfort & peace🙏💕

  4. Steven Rehmann

    My deepest condolences.


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