Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at the age of 49.
Beloved son of Patricia (nee Huth) and the late Robert Ries; loving brother of Julie Ries, Mark (Marlene) Ries, Laura (Tom) Marshall and Carol (Daryl) Greaser; our dearest uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to many. Matt never met a stranger and touched many lives with his warm heart and kind smile.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois Rd., Tuesday, February 7, at 8:30 am to St. Dominic Savio Catholic Church for 9 am mass. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please donate to one of these foundations, which were a large part of his life: Sunnyhill Adventures, Heartland Industries and Creative Concepts for Living. Visitation, Monday, 6-8 pm.
Heartland Industries, Inc. heartlandindustries.org 9727 Green Park Industrial, St. Louis, Mo. 63123 (314)487-7200
Creative Concepts for Living ccliving.org/donations 7125 N. Lindbergh, Hazelwood, MO. 63042 (314)731-0075
Sunnyhill Adventures sunnyhillinc.org/support-us 11140 S. Town Square, Ste 10, St. Louis, Mo. 63123 (314)845-3900