Obituary: Matthew Brian Hartker |

Obituary: Matthew Brian Hartker

Matthew Brian Hartker passed away December 18, 2011 in Midvale, Utah. Born to Frederick William and Dorothy Sue Hartker on October 23, 1968 in Lansing, Michigan.

Matt enjoyed playing many sports, but excelled in soccer that expanded through High School and into college. He received many awards and recognitions for his soccer accomplishments. He was athlete of the year and led the state of Michigan in goals scored at 91 and was selected 2 years in a row to All State. He was the leading scorer his junior year in college and selected to MIAA league and made first team all conference.

Matt graduated from Grand Blanc High School, Class of 1987, and went on to attend Kalamazoo College, Michigan State University and University of Michigan where he graduated with a bachelorand#8217;s degree in mathematics and a minor in physics. He went on to a career in Information Technology while continuing his education and receiving Microsoft certifications as a System Administrator and Engineer. Matt was raised in the Lutheran Church and had recently joined the Church of Jesus Christ, LDS.

He was preceded in death by his father Frederick William Hartker, Jr and#8220;Rickand#8221;. Survived by his mother Sue Hartker of Truckee, California. Two brothers Rick Hartker and his wife Mimi of Windermere, Florida, Greg Hartker and his wife Maureen of Laguna Niguel. CA. Also survived by his nephew Erik and numerous extended family and friends.

A Memorial service will be held 10:30am, Saturday, December 31, 2011 at Church of the Mountains, 10069 Church Street Truckee, CA. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Mattand#8217;s name to