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Matthew Yerger


Matthew Yerger

Aug. 7, 1969 – Oct. 8, 2017

OMAHA — Matthew C. Yerger, 48, was born on Aug. 7, 1969, and passed away on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017.

Matt was born in Fremont. He lived in Fremont, Phoenix, Arizona, and was a resident of Omaha at the time of his passing.

He was raised in Fremont and graduated from Fremont High School. He maintained many life-long friendships, many of which were made while in school and in his employment, where he shared his creativity and culinary skills in many local restaurants and catering services throughout the Omaha area.

He is survived by his son, Grae Gammel (and Grae’s mother Kathy Gammel); his parents – mother, Nancy Steil (and stepfather Steve), father Brad Yerger (and stepmother Gloria); and his stepbrothers and sisters, Chuck Ogden and wife Danette, Shawn Wright and husband Kim, and Tom Ogden; as well as his many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life service will be held Monday, Oct. 16, at Christ Community Church located at 404 S. 108th Ave., Omaha, beginning at 11 a.m.

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In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Grae Gammel for his future or to a memorial fund of your own choosing in Matt’s honor.

Ludvigsen Mortuary in Fremont is in charge of arrangements.

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