Matthew J. McKelvey

Matthew John McKelvey, 37, of Lincoln, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Born to Michael and Tammy (Stephens) McKelvey on July 6, 1980 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He was employed at BNSF for 17 years.

Matthew is survived by his wife; Becky, children; Madison, Grant, Chase, parents; Michael and Tammy McKelvey, brothers; Donnie (Jamie), David McKelvey, grandparents; Leonard and Elizabeth Woosley, father-in-law; Stanley Karel, brother-in-law; Mike (Lisa) Karel, sister-in-law; Jody (Jon) Hartmann, Grandma Glee, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and countless friends.

He is preceded in death by mother-in-law; Nancy Karel, grandparents; Jack and Donna McKelvey.

Visitation was held Friday, April 6, 2018 from 6-8 PM at the Villas at Wilderness Ridge, 8801 Executive Woods Drive.

Memorial service were held 4:30 PM, Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home, 5200 R Street.

Colonial Chapel Funeral Home handled arrangements.

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