SCHUNN, Matthew G. Sr.

SCHUNN, Matthew G. Sr., 92, of Martins Ferry, OH, joined his late wife Eva E. (Altman) Schunn, Jan. 14, 2013. He was born Jan. 4, 1921 in Martins Ferry a son of the late Mathias and Anna (Tartler) Schunn.

Matt retired from the Kroger Company. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, American Legion Post No. 38 and the former Eagles all of Martins Ferry. Matt was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII where he served as an aerial gunner.

In addition to his wife and parents he was preceded in death by a son Francis W. Schunn; an infant daughter; and a brother Arthur W. Schunn.

Surviving are his son, Matthew G. (Tisha) Schunn Jr. of Martins Ferry; a brother Robert A. (Judy) Schunn of Miromar, FL; grandchildren Matt (Bethany) Schunn and Kara (Zac) Shutler, Barry (Jennifer) Schunn and Aimee (Mike) Masters; great grandchildren Leah and Luke Shutler, Jeremiah Schunn, Isabella Schunn, and Lillian, Lydia, and Leah Masters; and his cats “Mixie”, “Pixie” and “Dixie”.

Friends will be received Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Heslop Funeral Home, 415 Walnut St., Martins Ferry, OH, where services will be held Jan. 18, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Philip Van Dam officiating. Burial follows in Riverview Cemetery, Martins Ferry.

Military honors will be presented by the Belmont County Council of the American Legion at 10:15 a.m. at the funeral home prior to the funeral.

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