Matthew Hoesel

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Matthew Addison Hoesel, West Fargo, ND passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2016. He was born on February 5, 1981 to Bruce and Penny (Payne) Hoesel in Fargo, ND. He grew up in West Fargo and graduated from West Fargo High School in 1999. Matt attended Northwest Tech in Moorhead where he studied culinary arts. He started as a cook in the dining center at NDSU in 2000 and was employed there until 2016. On June 25, 2005 he was united in marriage to Kasey McDonald in West Fargo. The couple made their home in West Fargo where they raised their two children. Collecting Magic cards was one of Matt’s favorite hobbies and he also enjoyed listening to music and reading. He loved kayaking on Little Cormorant and four-wheeling on any trail he found. He also liked the time he spent sitting around a campfire with his friends and family. Matt was a devoted father and his children were the light of his life. He cherished the time he spent with his kids most of all. He is survived by his parents, Bruce and Penny Hoesel; wife, Kasey Hoesel; children, Kaeden and Kinley Hoesel; sister, Jennifer (Colin) Enz; nieces, Natalie, Mirabelle, and Mercy Enz; nephews, Grayer and Calm Enz, Bryce McDonald, Braedon and Nathan McDonald; sister-in-law, Allyson McDonald; brother-in-law; Gary (Denyce) McDonald; mother and father-in-law, Debora and Gary McDonald; and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents. There will be a memorial service at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Lutheran Church of the Cross in West Fargo, with a visitation one hour prior. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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  1. Very sorry to learn of Matt’s passing. Remember meeting him for the first time in fourth grade. We had a lot of fun that year. I hope his family finds comfort in the many good memories of better times with him and in knowing he’s in a better place waiting for us when our time comes.

  2. Bruce , Penny and Jen,
    Words cannot express how saddened we are about Matts passing. We are praying for strength and peace for you now and in the days ahead.
    Jay and Laurene

  3. We have many fond memories of Matt. we are so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time.
    Steve, Iva, Jon, Tanya, Tristan and Jeff.

  4. Penny and Bruce…our hearts ache for you. Please know we are thinking of you, praying for you to find some measure of peace. Sending prayers for Gods grace to you.

  5. Our love to you all and our wish for peace in your mind and hearts. God’s blessings for each of you having to bear this loss.

    Michael, Vhonda and Gabriel Bunce

  6. Sorry for your lost. Matt was a great guy that was much appreciated by his teammates and management team at Porter Creek Hardwood Grill. Matt took great pride in his job. Matt will be missed and we send are condolence.

    Porter Creek Hardwood Grill
    Sous Chef Bryan Fritz

  7. Bruce, Penny and Jennifer

    I am so sorry to hear about Matt’s passing. I am at a loss for words. I had so many good times growing up next to you all. My prayers are with you

    Sara Robideau McEnery

  8. Bruce, Penny, and Jen,

    Our heartfelt sympathies go out to each of you. May you find comfort and peace in God’s embrace during this difficult time – and cherish the wonderful memories you will always have of Matt.

  9. Bruce, Penny and Jennifer:

    I am very sorry for your loss. I fondly remember babysitting Matt as your neighbor. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  10. Kasey, Kaeden and Kinley, I am so sorry for your loss. You and the entire family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. Penny, Bruce and family,

    Our thoughts are with your family at this time of sorrow over Matt’s death. It is a difficult time for you but gather strength as a family and hold Matt’s memory in your hearts.

  12. Our heartfelt condolences to Penny and Bruce. Our hearts go out to you. Our prayers are with you and Jen and Colin and the kids and Kasey and Kaeden and Kinley

  13. My sincere condolences to the Hoesel family. May your memories bring you comfort in the days and weeks ahead, and have faith in God’s promise of seeing your loved one again by means of the resurrection.(John 5:28,29). My deepest sympathy to you all.

  14. Matt was a good friend to all who knew him, he was always there to lend a ear to listen when you needed someone to talk to and most of all his laugh will stay with you for anyone who’s heard it.. my thoughts go out to the whole family and the kids! My dear friend you will be missed and never forgotten rest in peace Matt!

  15. Penny, Bruce, Jennifer & family, Kasey, Kaeden and Kinley,

    Many heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with all of you as you grieve the loss of your son, brother, dad, husband, and brother-in-law. There are no words that I can express that will take this grief away but know you are in our prayers daily and we love you all.

    The Al Genre Family
    Kristi Suchor

  16. I knew Matt from West Dining Center for only 2 years. We didn’t talk that much, but it was always a sure thing that he’d be there. Now, when I eat there again, I know it won’t feel right because Matt won’t be in the kitchen.

  17. I had a dream about my dear friend last night. He will never be forgotten. I still think about him often. My heart goes out to all of his family and friends. Prayers and hugs.

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