Michael T. "Mike" Matula

Michael T. "Mike" Matula, 11, of Slinger, entered into eternal peace on Friday, Sept. 28, 2007.

Michael was born on May 2, 1996, the son of Todd and Janet (nee Hecimovich) Matula in West Bend. He was raised in Slinger, where he attended school in the Slinger School District.

Michael loved sports, fishing, shooting his bow, playing flag football and baseball, and collecting Jersey Cards.

He will be forever loved and kept deep in the hearts of his mother, Janet Matula; his father, Todd Matula; his sisters, Victoria "Tori" and Alexandria "Ali;" his maternal grandparents, John Hecimovich, and Kathy Hecimovich; his paternal grandparents, Janet (Brian) Borman; his great-grandparents, Ann (Steven) Lebar and Joseph Hecimovich; and his aunts and uncles, Renee Schmeling, Jill Matula, Ann Marie Lebar, Scott (Marlene) Matula, John (Colleen) Hecimovich and Michael (Ann Marie) Hecimovich.

Michael will also be missed by many cousins, other special relatives and many dear friends.

Preceding him in death was his paternal grandfather, John Ma-tula.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Thursday, Oct. 4, from 4 until 7 p.m. at St. Peterís Catholic Church, 202 E. Washington St., Slinger.

A Mass of Christian Burial will follow the visitation, promptly at 7 p.m., at St. Peterís Catholic Church with Father Richard J. Stoffel officiating.

Interment will take place in the (new) St. Peterís Catholic Cemetery at 11 a.m. on Friday.

Memorials are appreciated, in lieu of flowers to the Matula family at this time.

The Phillip Funeral Home of Slinger is assisting the family.