Matthew V. Melchert, 59, of North Platte passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 at Indian Hills Manor in Ogallala.

He was born May 4, 1960 in Imperial to Burdette and Patricia (Shackleford) Melchert.

Matthew enjoyed working on the farm, doing projects along with others and taking care of farm animals. He helped at various church camps and enjoyed the company of family and friends. He also enjoyed Cornhusker and Broncos football and watching western, cowboy movies.

He will be missed by many.

Matthew is survived by his brothers, Lynn, Norman and Keith (Laurie) Melchert; niece, Hayley (Donavon) Weedman; nephews, Andrew, Jacob and Adam Melchert, all of North Platte.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside services will be on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 1 p.m. at the Trenton Cemetery in Trenton. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in care of arrangements.

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