Matthew Douglas Stutz

Matthew Douglas Stutz, 31, passed away February 24, 2015 in Mainz, Germany, from injuries sustained in a car accident.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, April 6, 2015 at 1:00 PM at First Church of God, 2627 Niles Ave, St Joseph, with Rev. Bob Confer officiating. Burial to follow at Hickory Bluff Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 11:00 AM until time of service on Monday, April 6, 2015. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the college fund of Matthew’s children, Aiden & Devin, in C/O Cynthia Doroh. Those wishing to sign Matthew’s Memory Book online may do so at

Matthew was born on April 17, 1983 to Douglas Stutz and Cynthia Doroh in Grand Rapids, MI. He graduated from Lakeshore High School in 2002, then served in the United States Army from 2002 until 2006. Matthew is survived by his children Aiden and Devin Kennedy; special friend, Nicole Kennedy of Mainz, Germany; parents, Kevin & Cynthia (Dey) Doroh; brothers, Andrew & Daniel Doroh; grandmother, Mary Dey; and grandparents, Don & Linda Stutz. Matthew is also survived by his stepmother, Theresa Stutz and siblings: Michael Stutz, Lynda Miller-Vandenburg, Elizabeth Miller-Sekellick, Kaylene Stutz-Tucker, Katie Stutz, Cindy Stutz and Mark Stutz. Matthew is also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Matthew loved Notre Dame and Detroit Lions football, Detroit Tigers, and Mainz Athletics baseball, and lemon head candy!

He was preceded in death by his father Douglas Stutz, grandparents Martin & Louise Stutz, grandfather George Dey and uncle Frank Pastrick.

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