Matthew David ‘Mopper’ Newman

Aug. 18, 1976 – April 3, 2010

Matthew David "Mopper" Newman, pursuing his favorite hobby, hunting turtles, drowned at Frame Park on Saturday, April 3, 2010.

He had been struggling with a seizure problem for his 33 years of life. He was the beloved son of Thomas and Laurie Newman; cherished brother of Sharlene Newman, Rebecca (Andy) Kessler, Amanda Newman, Brendan (Jenny) Newman, Stefan Newman and Cameron Newman; loving and playful uncle of Elise, Ashlynn, Elias, Ridley, Ivan and Jonah; grandson of Tom and Jeanine Spieker and the late Ralph and Helen Newman; and special friend of Carrie. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 W. Bluemound Road, Waukesha. A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to Matthew’s sister, Sharlene, to travel back from Santiago, Chile.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.