Mathew 'Chico' Timm


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Posted Online: Jan. 09, 2013, 6:01 pm
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Mathew Timm, 50, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, formerly of Milan, died unexpectedly at his home on Jan. 3, 2013.
Matt was born Feb. 6, 1962, to Emil and Nancy Timm in Rock Island, but was raised in Milan.
Matt loved fishing and the outdoors and being with his friends. He was in landscape design and horticulture while living in Florida.
He is survived by brothers, Dale and Sue Timm, Milan, Steve and Helen Pearson Timm, Moline; sisters, LuAnn and Mark Blank, Battle Creek, Mich., Cynthia Kress (David Sweeney), Durant, Gloria and Doug Black, St. Louis, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by parents; and brother, Eddy Timm.
Online condolences can be sent to www.RaffertyFunerals.com.












 



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