Matthew Dean Shallenberger

  • Born: August 23, 1971
  • Died: May 3, 2017
  • Location: Watsonville, California

Mehl's Colonial Chapel

222 E. Lake Ave.
Watsonville, CA 95076

mehlschapl@aol.com
Tel. (831) 724-6371

Tribute & Message From The Family

Matthew Dean Shallenberger, age 45, passed away peacefully at his home, having lost his 13-year battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease).

Born in Watsonville, California, Matt attended schools in and around Santa Cruz County. Prior to his illness, he held a career in transportation logistics. He loved the outdoors, politics and watching the stock market. Matt was a lifelong Oakland Raiders, A's and NASCAR fan.

He is survived by his son, Nicholas Shallenberger; daughter, Liliana De la Riva; his father, Charles Shallenberger; mother and step-father, Gloria and Martin Gonzalez; brother, Jerry Shallenberger (Ana); sisters, Debra Shallenberger, Cathy Howard (John), Monica Jones, Lorraine Carranco (Juan) and Veronica Shallenberger. He also leaves behind numerous uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews, nieces and friends.

Matthew will forever be loved and dearly missed – may he finally rest in peace.

Service will be held on at 1:00 pm Monday, May 8, 2017 at Mehl's Colonial Chapel 222 E. Lake Ave. Watsonville, California 95076. A celebration of life will be held immediately following at the Veterans of Foreign Wars 1960 Freedom Blvd, Freedom, California 95019

Memorial donations can be made to ALS Research Golden West Chapter.


Condolence & Memory Journal

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Hey Bro , be looking out for Dad.Love You Both Forever!❤ Jerry

Posted by Jerry Shallenberger - Freedom, CA   June 23, 2017

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The road is long with many a winding turn that leads us to who knows where.But I'm Strong.Strong enough to Carry Him.He Ain't Heavy ,He's My Brother.Love You Forever Bro.❤

Posted by Jerry Shallenberger - Freedom, CA   June 23, 2017

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You will always hold a special place in my heat Matt . We had some really great memories together & we will have more someday . I love you Matt !! <br />Foverever your sis , forever your friend , Lorraine ��

Posted by Lorraine Carranco - Scotts Valley, CA - family   June 17, 2017

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Love you forever brother.❤Your brother Jerry

Posted by Jerry Shallenberger - Freedom, CA   June 14, 2017

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I miss our talks, I miss you! Love you Matt.

Posted by Monica Jones - Morgan Hill, CA - sister   June 13, 2017

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To The Family of Matt<br /><br />My sincerest condolences to you all during the untimely <br />passing of Matt. God Bless you all.<br />Goodbyes are not forever<br />Goodbyes are not the end<br />they simply mean you all will miss Matt<br />until you meet again.<br /><br />

Posted by Suzette Rojas - Hollister, CA - friend   May 08, 2017

Vero,<br /><br />My sincerest condolences to you and your family during this difficult time in your lives. Our beautiful Heaven has a beautiful Angel.

Posted by Suzette Rojas - Hollister, CA - friend   May 08, 2017

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Norma &amp; David,<br />My sincerest condolences to you both during this very difficult time in your lives. God Bless you both

Posted by Suzette Rojas - Hollister, CA - friend   May 08, 2017