Matthew passed away peacefully in his home in Odessa, Texas, where he lost his battle with cancer.
He worked at the saw-mill in South Fork for many years, left there and moved to Texas. Matthew had a zest for life in which he shared with his loving wife, Carmen. He loved reading the bible and singing kingdom melodies. He shared his spiritual beliefs with everyone that would listen. He leaves behind his loving wife, Carmen. His Father, George McDonald, Del Norte. His Mother, Emiliana, (Herminio) Huizar, Alamosa. His children; Justin (Yvonne), Falcon, Jason, Colorado Springs, Pamela (Frank) Calhoun, Longmont , Efrain and Erick (Yamileika) Ledesma, Odessa, Texas. Amanda, Del Norte. Siblings; Rebecca McDonald, Del Norte, Maggie (Steve) Trujillo, Del Norte, Paul, Grand Junction and Theresa McDonald, Alamosa, Shawn (Kathy), Antoinette (Chris) Reed, Del Norte, thirteen grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his sister Elizabeth.
He was loved and admired by many and will be greatly missed.