Matthew Terpening

Alton |

Matthew John Terpening, 42, passed away at 3:50 pm Thursday, February 8, 2024 in Alton.

He was born on September 18, 1981, the son of Matthew T. Terpening and Deborah Crafton.

Matthew was hard a worker.  He worked as a Roofer, loved people and enjoyed spending time fishing and camping.

He is survived by his mother, Deborah (Crafton) Schooler of Alton, his grandmother, JoAnn Crafton of Godfrey, a nephew, Hayden Schooler; and many Aunts, Uncles and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Matthew T. Terpening,  a sister, Crystal  Terpening; his grandfather, John Crafton; and two special cousins, Joshua Terpening and Spencer Crafton.

Visitation will be held Sunday, February 18, 2024 from 1:00 pm until time of Funeral Services at 4:00 pm at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey.

Cremation rites will follow.

Memorials may be made to Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home for funeral expenses.

Online condolences can be given at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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