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Matthew Deem

August 19, 1968 — April 11, 2022

Matthew Deem, 53, passed away on April 11, 2022, in American Fork, UT.

Matthew was born on August 19, 1968 in Santa Barbara, CA to Woodruff Deem and Norris Dolvin.

Matthew married Karen Tillett on June 17, 1994 in the St. George, Utah temple. Matthew had a deep love for dinosaurs as well as for Earth sciences. When he wasn't studying the sciences and archeology, he'd entertain himself with his passion for comic books, especially those published by Marvel.

Matthew is survived by his wife, Karen Deem; their children Adam Deem, Samantha (Samuel) Freeman, and James Deem; his siblings Paul Deem, Barbara Patterson, David Deem, Noi Lani Deem, Maria Deem, Laura Deem, Jon Deem.

Matthew is preceded in death by his parents Woodruff Deem and Norris Dolvin Deem.

The service for Matthew Deem will be held on Monday April 18th, at 12:00 PM at the American Fork 29th Ward, 455 East 300 North. A viewing will be held prior to the service, from 10:45-11:45 AM. Burial will take place at Utah Veterans Memorial Park, 17001 S Redwood Rd, Riverton, UT.

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