Matthew John Fuhrmeister, 42, of Tipton, left this world with his family by his side on Friday, August 25, 2017 while he was a patient in Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. A funeral service to honor Matt's life will be held on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 11:00 am at Fry Funeral Home in Tipton. Visitation will be held at the funeral home beginning at 9:00 am and will continue until 11:00 am when the service begins. Please come in casual attire and then join the family for a luncheon following at the Calvary Foursquare Church. Matt will be laid to rest in Red Oak Grove Cemetery after lunch. Online condolences and further details are at www.fryfuneralhome.com. A special thank you to his 'Hy-Vee family' at the Dodge Street Hy-Vee.
Matt was born on September 21, 1974 in Iowa City, Iowa. He was the son of John and Diana Buchmayer Fuhrmeister. Matt graduated from Iowa City High School and graduated from culinary school. He loved to cook and bake and share with others. Matt worked at the Dodge Street Hy-Vee where he was a baker and a chef for many years. He loved his work and those he worked for and with. His humor and wit made him who he was. Matt was united in marriage to Carmen Rae Bischel on February 11, 2006 in the Calvary Foursquare Gospel Church in Tipton where he was a faithful member.
Matt is survived by his wife, Carmen R. Fuhrmeister of Tipton; his parents, John and Diana Fuhrmeister of Iowa City; sisters, Amy (Jerry) LaGrange of Iowa City, Lindsey (Dan) Reimers of Cass Lake, Minnesota, Joanna (John) Fletcher of Iowa City; grandmothers, Leona Buchmayer and Alice Fuhrmeister both of Iowa City; step-children, Nicol Bramlett, Tiffany (Kevin) Priebe and Amber (Chris) See, all of Tipton; and several nieces and nephews.. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Carl Buchmayer and Paul Fuhrmeister.
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