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Mathew B. Dolezal

December 5, 1979 ~ October 2, 2017 (age 37)

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Mathew Benjamin Dolezal, 37, of West Farmington, passed away Monday, October 2nd , 2017. He was born in Warren, OH on December 5th, 1979. Mathew is the son of Lori (Brown) Rea and Mark and Patti Dolezal. He attended Auburn Career Center in the Allied Health Program and graduated from Cardinal High School in 1998; marrying Sara Lynch on October 30th that same year.

Mathew enlisted in the U.S. Army as a senior and went on to become a Combat Medic. He completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, MO, then his Medic training at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. He was permanently stationed at Fort Campbell, KY with the 101st Airborne Division. After leaving the Army he graduated from the Eastern Kentucky University Police Academy, and served as a Police Officer in Guthrie and Cadiz, KY. He was also a Kentucky Realtor.

He loved being outdoors, and was an avid deer and turkey hunter ever since getting his first buck at the age of 11. He and his father hiked Mt. Shasta in California to trace his grandfather’s (Buck Dolezal) steps who climbed it while in the Civil Conservation Corps. He loved collecting guns and spending time with friends and family. Mathew was always ready to help a friend in need and he will be greatly missed by all.

Mathew is survived by: loving wife of 19 years, Sara; father, Mark (Patti McNish) Dolezal; mother, Lori (Bob) Rea; brother, Michael (Sarah Hawkins) Dolezal; nieces and nephews, Flora, Andrew & Brendan Dolezal and MacKenzie, Henley, Hendrik & Willem Wolfert; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Friends and family will be received from 3:00 p.m. until the time of the service at 7:00 p.m., MONDAY, OCTOBER 9th AT CHRIST COVENANT CHURCH, 16406 KINSMAN RD., in MIDDLEFIELD with Rev. Mike Southern officiating, refreshments at the church to follow. Internment to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to be made in Mathew's memory to the Wounded Warrior Project and the Geauga Dog Shelter.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Geauga Dog Shelter
12513 Merritt Road, Chardon OH 44024
Tel: 1-440-279-2180
Web: http://www.co.geauga.oh.us/Departments/Dog

Wounded Warrior Project
P.O. Box 758516, Topeka KS 66675-8516
Tel: 1-877-832-6997
Web: https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/



 Service Information

Visitation
Monday
October 9, 2017

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Christ Covenant Church
16406 Kinsman Rd
Middlefield, OH 44062

Funeral Service
Monday
October 9, 2017

7:00 PM
Christ Covenant Church
16406 Kinsman Rd
Middlefield, OH 44062


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