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Matthew J. Seibel, 21

Matthew J. Seibel, age 21, passed away in a tragic motorcycle accident Friday, June 18, 2010.

He was born on June 8, 1989, in Wabasha, Minn., to Joe and Sharon (Ferg) Seibel. Matt was a fulltime student and worked at Menards in the maintenance department, but his true passion was for his motorcycle and fireworks.

He helped assemble and put on fireworks shows. He also loved hunting, fishing, and spending time with his buddies. Matt was very active in 4-H and the Wisconsin State 4-H Youth Leadership Council.

He will be missed by all who knew him. He was the firecracker of our lives.

He is survived by his parents, Joe and Sharon of Ellsworth; sisters, Allison and Karissa Seibel of Ellsworth; grandparents, Arthur and Madonna Seibel of Bloomer; special K-9 companion, Reggie.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Wilmer and Arlene Ferg; cousins Brenda Schemenauer, Devin and Logan Lunemann

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 21, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Ellsworth. A visitation will be held from 5-9 p.m. at the church on Sunday, June 20, and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Olson Funeral Home in Bloomer is in charge of the services. Online condolences may be expressed at