Matthias ‘Matthew’ Adrian, age 79, of Wonder Lake, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at his home.
He was born in Hungary on September 10, 1935 to Matthias and Theresa (Hautzenger) Adrian. Matthew married Kathrine Keiner on June 18, 1960 in Chicago.
A longtime resident of Wonder Lake, Matthew came from Germany to the United States in 1945. For his entire career, he was employed as a machine operator, working first at Sunstrand Corporation in Belvidere and later Spancrete in Crystal Lake prior to retirement.
He was a longtime member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Wonder Lake.
Survivors include three children, John (Kim) Adrian, James (Kimberly) Adrian, and Kenneth (Nicole) Adrian; seven grandchildren, Joel, Eric, Anna, Patrick, Melissa, Allie, and Connor; his great-grandson, Aaron; his brother, Alfons (Margaret) Adrian; and his sister-in-law, Maria Adrian.
In addition to his parents, Matthew was preceded in death by his wife on September 6, 2008; and two brothers.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Justen’s Wonder Lake Funeral Home, 7611 W. Hancock Drive, Wonder Lake, IL 60097. Visitation will resume from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, before proceeding to Christ the King Catholic Church for the 10:30 a.m. funeral Mass.
Interment will be in Christ the King Cemetery, Wonder Lake.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, his family suggests Masses in his memory.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-728-0233, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for his family.