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Edwards Funeral Home

201 North 12th Street, Fort Smith, AR

OBITUARY

Matthew John Walbe

February 21, 1965January 21, 2020
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Matthew John Walbe, 54, of Fort Smith, AR passed away on January 21, 2020. He was born February 21, 1965 in Fort Smith, AR to Leo Walbe and Rosetta Engel Walbe. He was preceded in death by his father.

Matthew enjoyed playing the guitar. He was a skilled artist and woodworker. Matthew was known for his sweet smile and soft heart and soul. He will be dearly and forever missed everyday.

He is survived by his mother and step father, Rosetta Walbe Schwartz and Jack Schwartz; three brothers, Vincent Walbe, Curtis Walbe (Marcia) and Stephen Walbe; three sisters, Joanie Testa (Jeff), Judy Marrin (Chip), Janet Newman (Brian); nieces, Courtney, Megan, Mariah and Leanna Walbe, Anna and Emma Griggs, Jessica Newman; nephews, Collin and Brian Walbe, Brandon Newman, Alex Marrin.

Memorial Mass will be 10:30 AM, Friday, January 24, 2020 at Christ the King Chapel in Fort Smith. Rosary will be 6 PM Thursday, January 23, 2020 with visitation to follow at Christ the King Church. Services are entrusted to Edwards Funeral Home.

  • FAMILY

  • Leo Walbe, Father (deceased)
  • Rosetta Engel Walbe, Mother
  • Jack Schwartz, Step father
  • Joanie Testa and husband Jeff, Sister
  • Judy Marrin and husband Chip, Sister
  • Janet Newman and husband Brian, Sister
  • Vincent Walbe, Brother
  • Curtis Walbe and wife Marcia, Brother
  • Stephen Walbe, Brother
  • Courtney Walbe, Niece
  • Megan Walbe, Niece
  • Mariah Walbe, Niece
  • Leanna Walbe, Niece
  • Annae Griggs, Niece
  • Emma Griggs, Niece
  • Jessica Newman, Niece
  • Collin Walbe, Nephew
  • Brian Walbe, Nephew
  • Brandon Newman, Nephew
  • Alex Marrin, Nephew

Services

  • Rosary Service Thursday, January 23, 2020
  • Memorial Mass Friday, January 24, 2020

Memories

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Connie Calhoun

January 28, 2020

Rest In Peace my dear friend❣️🙏 May you find your comfort in GOD’s hands-You will be missed‼️‼️🌹

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Biography

Matthew John Walbe, 54, of Fort Smith, AR passed away on January 21, 2020. He was born February 21, 1965 in Fort Smith, AR to Leo Walbe and Rosetta Engel Walbe. He was preceded in death by his father.

Matthew enjoyed playing the guitar. He was a skilled artist and woodworker. Matthew was known for his sweet smile and soft heart and soul. He will be dearly and forever missed everyday.

He is survived by his mother and step father, Rosetta Walbe Schwartz and Jack Schwartz; three brothers, Vincent Walbe, Curtis Walbe (Marcia) and Stephen Walbe; three sisters, Joanie Testa (Jeff), Judy Marrin (Chip), Janet Newman (Brian); nieces, Courtney, Megan, Mariah and Leanna Walbe, Anna and Emma Griggs, Jessica Newman; nephews, Collin and Brian Walbe, Brandon Newman, Alex Marrin.

Memorial Mass will be 10:30 AM, Friday, January 24, 2020 at Christ the King Chapel in Fort Smith. Rosary will be 6 PM Thursday, January 23, 2020 with visitation to follow at Christ the King Church. Services are entrusted to Edwards Funeral Home.