Matthew Neshek age 38 of Pine City, MN died Wednesday, October 10, 2018 while hunting near Rock Creek.
Matthew Allen Neshek was born September 30, 1980 in Waukesha, WI to Mike and Cindy Neshek.
Matt attended Eagle Elementary School, Eagle, WI, and graduated from Palmyra-Eagle High School, Palmyra, WI. He attended the University of Wisconsin Whitewater and The University of Minnesota Twin Cities. His love of the outdoors prompted him to study Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences and eventually move to Homer, Alaska to work in the salmon fishing industry. Matt obtained his Wildlife Control Operator Certification from the University of Nebraska in 2014. He was employed by Suburban Wildlife Control of Shakopee, MN.
Matt was an artisan, craftsman, and had a passion for cooking. He practiced taxidermy and carved duck and fishing decoys. While working in home construction during summer breaks Matt gained the knowledge and skills to remodel several homes. Matt could always be counted on to take on home improvement projects. While helping his mother get her home ready for sale he met Shannon the love his life.
Matt and Shannon were married January 23, 2016 in Aitkin, MN. After hunting in Pine City for many years Matt and Shannon found a home and land in the area they loved. Matt loved bird, deer, and bear hunting, fishing, trapping, and mushroom hunting. He shared special father-daughter hunting time in the woods with Adelaide and trained and hunted with his dog Barley. He was fortunate to develop strong friendships with a community of fellow sportsmen. He loved preparing for bear-camp and found a special connection with his hunting family.
Matt is survived by his wife Shannon (Jackson) Neshek and daughters Adelaide Neshek, Brianna Lee Woods, June Neshek and daughter due in February 2019 all of Pine City, MN; mother Cindy Neshek of Hopkins, MN; sisters Ann (Ben) Czarapata of Eagle, WI, Emma (James) Aschenbrenner Palmyra, WI. Matt was a proud uncle to Waylon, Isla, Finn, Camille, and Baby Girl Aschenbrenner due October 16, 2018. Matt is further survived by his paternal grandparents Dick and Kathy Neshek of Crivitz, WI and maternal grandparents John and Jeanette Sheahan of Reedsville WI; loving uncles; aunts; cousins; and friends.
He is preceded in death by his father and hunting partner, Mike Neshek on June 6, 2005.
A time of visitation and reviewal will be held from 3-5 PM; Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Swanson Funeral Chapel in Pine City.
A memorial service will follow in Crivitz, WI with burial following at Pine Hill Cemetery, Middle Inlet, WI.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the: Funeral and Cremation Service of Pine City, Swanson Chapel. www.FuneralAndCremationService.com