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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