Michael J. Matya
Michael John Matya, 57, of Bellevue, Nebraska, passed away at his home on Sunday, July 24th, surrounded by family and friends.
Mike was born in Omaha, Nebraska, on November 28, 1964, to Ambrose “Ace” and Julianna Matya. He graduated from Omaha Central High School in 1983. He worked as a Senior Sportswriter at HuskerOnline, Rivals.com, and On3 until his passing.
Mike is preceded in death by his father, Ambrose “Ace” Matya. He is survived by his mother, Julianna Matya; sisters Cindy Ervin, Laurie Czyz, and Denise Barrett; nieces and nephews Elena Czyz, Jack Barrett, Ashlee Czyz, Michael Barrett, and Claire Barrett; brothers-in-law Jim Ervin and John Barrett.
Visitation: Friday, July 29, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., with a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m., at Bellevue Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Memorial Mass: Saturday, July 30, 10:00 a.m., at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 1248 S. 10th St., Omaha.
Inurnment: Bellevue Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, if you would like to contribute to Michael Matya’s funeral fund, you can do so via Julianna Matya. Donations to Michael’s favorite charities will be facilitated by the family.