Engelhart, Matthew D. Age 29, of St. Paul - passed away on August 12, 2019. Matt was born on May 5, 1990 in Evergreen, Colorado and is the son of Laura Hoss and Bob Engelhart. He attended Saint Joseph's Catholic School, Friendly Hills Middle School and graduated from Henry Sibley High School in 2008. Matt was truly a unique and wonderful person and will be sadly missed. He was so creative, loved music and was an inspiration to his family and friends. He enjoyed skateboarding and snowboarding and was instrumental in developing the first skate park in Mendota Heights when just in middle school. Matt had a passion for life and was always engaged in lively conversation with his family, grandparents and friends. Matt was a fighter, heroically battling mental illness for most of his 20s. His courage, fortitude and sense of humor were an example to all as he continued to push forward and seek answers to help himself and his family through the ups and downs he encountered daily. Matt is survived by his parents Laura Hoss and Bob Engelhart, his sister Margaret Engelhart and her fiancee Daniel Davis, sister Amanda Engelhart and his brother Fritz Engelhart. Matt also leaves his maternal grandparents Pat and Ted Hoss of Aurora, IL and his paternal grandfather Robert Engelhart of Bloomington, MN. Matt was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother Sharon Engelhart. Matt is also survived by several loving aunts and uncles, cousins, and his nephew, Arthur. Funeral services will be held Monday, August 19, 2019 at the Church of the Assumption, 51 West 7th Street in Saint Paul, MN. Visitation is at 9 a.m. followed by mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred and can be directed to the family. O'Halloran & Murphy 651-698-0796 ohalloranmurphy.com

Published on August 18, 2019