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Matthew Todd Ulrich

September 25, 1972 ~ September 13, 2019 (age 46)

Matthew Ulrich, 46, of Cape Girardeau passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019.

He was born Sept. 25, 1972 in Cape Girardeau, the son of Phillip and Cindy Benton Ulrich.  He and Shelly Haman were married June 19, 1993 in Egypt Mills.

Matt worked locally as an electrician.  He served honorably in the U.S. Army for six years, with deployments to Iraq.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Loving survivors include his parents; his wife, Shelly; two sons, Matthew (Emily) Ulrich and Christopher (Jennifer Wren) Ulrich both of Cape; a daughter, Mikel (Kevin) Drury of Scott City; two brothers, Christopher and Phillip Ulrich and three sisters, Laura Vernikos, Melinda Ulrich and Jenny Ulrich.

Also surviving are three grandchildren, Matix Ulrich, Aiden Drury and Benjamin Drury, with one on the way Vera Ulrich.

A visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Egypt Mills.

A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the church, with the Rev. Barry Pfanstiel officiating, followed by full military rites.

Local arrangements by McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.

Donations may be made to:

Donors Charity of Choice

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