He was born on Nov. 14, 1975, in Fort Atkinson, the son of Jeff and Linda Stuart. Matthew grew up in Fort Atkinson, Cambridge and Stoughton. After graduation he moved to Daytona Beach, Fla., where he attended Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Matthew graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Doctorate in Business Aviation Administration.
Matthew is survived by his mother, Linda Stuart; father, Jeff Stuart; sister, Valerie (Jeremiah) Macintire; maternal grandparents, James and Elizabeth Robinson; stepfather, Ken Hagmann; stepsisters, Sadie Hagmann and Kate (Shaun) Hau; uncles, Randy (Denise) Robinson, Larry (Annie) Stuart and Dennis Stuart; his special nieces, nephews and cousins.
Matthew was a strong, caring,honest and selfless person with a pure heart. He touched the lives of everyone he came in contact with and he will be missed deeply.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Gunderson Stoughton Funeral Home, 1358 Hwy. 51, Stoughton, Wis., from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012.
Arrangements with Gunderson Stoughton Funeral & Cremation Care.