Matthew A. Horney Posted: 2021-09-09 09:02:26

Matthew A. Horney


Matthew A. Horney, 33, of Wisconsin Dells, formerly of Lake in the Hills, died suddenly, September 6, 2021.
Visitation will be on Sunday, September 12, 2021, from 3:00 to 7:00pm at DeFiore Funeral Home-10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, 11:00am at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Algonquin, IL. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to
Matthew was born July 14, 1988, in Elk Grove Village, IL, the son of Kevin K. and Mary Kay Horney. He graduated from UIC. On June 15, 2019, he married Abigail “Abby” Badgley. Matthew was working as a pharmacist for Phillips total care. He was a gadget guy and took great pleasure in taking things apart and putting them back together, he was a problem solver, he had recently become a self-taught woodworker and was able to master that craft quickly. He had a love for learning. Matthew’s whole world was Abby, Isaac, and his dog Henry. He was a loving son, brother, husband, father, and friend who will be missed by all who knew him. His time here was way to short but in that time, he loved hard, lived well, and impacted all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Abby, his son, Isaac, his parents, Kevin and Mary Kay Horney, his siblings, Lauren (Alex) Cantu, Kenneth (Kaleigh) Horney, Kristin (Fred Dobry) Horney and Josh Horney. He is survived by his grandparents, Mary Claps (Bob Mede), and Jerry and Nancy Horney, by his 7 nieces and nephews, Oliver, Elliott, Nora, Ada, Holland, Scottlyn and Theodore and by many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Matthew is also survived by all of Abby’s loving family.
He is preceded in death by grandparents and uncles.
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Julie & Gary Edwards 2021-09-09 12:49:23

To the entire Horney family, our hearts just go out to you all. We are praying for you, and will continue to do so each and every day.

Katie West 2021-09-09 14:34:44

My deepest sympathies go out to you and your entire family. May God give you the peace that you seek. I’m so sorry for your loss. In my thoughts and prayers.

Rich and April Persino 2021-09-10 06:58:16

May our Lord grant his Perpetual Light and Love on Matts soul as well as Bless and Guide the entire family through this very difficult time. Our prayers and deepest condolences are with you. In His Peace.

Lola Smith 2021-09-10 07:53:00

Mary Kay my prayers are with you and your family fondly Lola

Oehlerking Family 2021-09-10 16:33:15

Our prayers are with all of you during this time of sorrow. May the Father wrap His loving arms around you and give you His peace as you walk thru this hard crushing time. All our love...

Phyl Braund 2021-09-10 18:49:14

Matthew, Abbie, Issac and Henry. You were just not our neighbors, but you were our adopted family whom we loved very much. You will always be in our hearts and prayers.

Molly Tideman 2021-09-11 02:10:50

My sincere condolences to you, Jerry and Nancy, and to all Matthew’s family.

Kimberly Blough 2021-09-11 19:23:34

Our deepest sympathies are with all of you during these dark days of loss. May Matthew live on in your hearts and stories.

Anthony and Ryan Owsiany 2021-09-11 19:29:35

Our hearts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May you find guidance to peace in your grief. We are so deeply sorry for your loss.

Dan, Terri and Rachel Krey 2021-09-11 19:49:09

Our deepest sympathies to my beautiful niece Abby, sweet Isaac, Matthew's wonderful family, the Badgley family and all who mourn Matthew's much too sudden passing. You all in our hearts and prayers.

Laura and Scott Richmond 2021-09-11 22:31:02

We are so deeply sorry for your loss. We are keeping your entire family in our thoughts and we pray that your wonderful memories can be of some comfort during this unimaginably difficult time.

Chuck Webster and Family 2021-09-11 22:59:13

May the loving memories you have help find peace and comfort at this difficult time. Words fall short of expressing our sorrow for your loss.

Barry and Carol Hansen 2021-09-12 06:47:39

May you find peace at some point in life. Our deepest condolences for you and your family.

Barry and Carol Hansen 2021-09-12 07:43:13

May you find peace at some point in life. Our deepest condolences for you and your family.

Sophia Wasik 2021-09-12 09:59:16

My dear Abby, the loss of a loving husband is beyond words. I wont lie and give platitudes. It stinks. May he live in your heart always. Fondly, Sophia (patient from A to Z) the clock ticking/col hands whiner

Brian Kyrk and Patricia Kyrk 2021-09-12 18:12:57

We lost our son almost 3 years ago after an illness. Matthew was suddenly hone Trust me when I say you are never ready. May the family find peace.

Chuck Webster and Family 2021-09-12 19:09:29

May the loving memories you have help find peace and comfort at this difficult time. Words fall short of expressing our sorrow for your loss.