Serivces

Graveside Service

Thu. Aug. 9, 2018
10:00 am

Addicks-Bear Creek Cemetery

2982 Highway 6 N and Patterson Road
Houston , TX 77084.
Thu. Aug. 9, 2018
10:00 am
Addicks-Bear Creek Cemetery
2982 Highway 6 N and Patterson Road
Houston , TX 77084.
In Memory of
Edward R. Matzke
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Edward R. Matzke, 76, passed away on July 29, 2018 in Houston, Texas.   He was born on July 26, 1942 in Harris County, Texas to Ernst Gustav Matzke and Ethel Pearl Beckendorf Matzke.

Edward is survived by his wife of 49 years Marguerite Scott Matzke; his sister Evelyn Ramey; his brother Ernst G Matzke and sister-in-law Sharon Matzke; and numerous nephews and nieces, grand-nephews and nieces, and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father Ernst Gustav (Gus) Matzke, and his mother Ethel Pearl Beckendorf Matzke, and sister Anna Elizabeth Evins.

Edward attended Blinn College, and worked as an electrical draftsman and designer including during construction of the Astrodome, and as a Facilities Security Project Manager for Metro.

For many years Edward served as secretary of the Beckendorf Reunion which has been meeting annually for 53 years. He was known to most as the keeper of the family tree.

Edward proudly enjoyed his retirement in putting his skills to work  for his church, Addicks United Methodist Church, and was president of the Addicks United Methodist Church Cemetery Association.

A Graveside service will be held at Addicks United Methodist Church Cemetery, Houston Texas,      August 9, 2018 at 10am.

A Memorial Service is planned for a later date.