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Matthew Joseph Burton dies at 32

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Matthew Joseph Burton, age 32 of Chesterton, passed away Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at his home.  

He was born on June 10, 1976 in Valparaiso, the son of David and Portia (Mullen) Burton. His father preceded him in death on Jan. 16, 1996. His mother survives in Chesterton. 

He was married on September 25, 2004 to Heather Foldenauer, who survives in LaPorte.  

Matthew is also survived by sons, Kyle and Luke Foldenauer; daughter, Shelby Burton; sister, Debra (Michael) M. Casias; and niece, Abigail Casias.  

Matthew was a lifelong area resident and graduated from Chesterton High School in 1994.  He worked as a Ford Parts Manager and was an avid Ford enthusiast.  

Funeral services, Pastor John Kaher officiating, will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday, February 13, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton. 

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, February 12, at the funeral home. 

Memorials may be made to the Shelby Burton College Fund.


Posted 2/12/2009