Matthew S. Wilson — Caledonia

CALEDONIA — The funeral for Matthew S. Wilson will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Hoff Funeral Homes-Rushford Chapel, with funeral celebrant Daryl Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Wells, Minn., at a later date.

Mr. Wilson, 24, of Caledonia, died Sunday (March 23, 2008) at Community Memorial Hospital in Winona.

Born Aug. 3, 1983, in Mankato, Minn., to Dennis Erdner and Candice Wilson, he was raised in the Wells and New Richland, Minn., areas. He attended New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva schools. At age 19, he moved to the Fillmore and Houston counties area. For the past couple of years he worked at the baseball bat manufacturing plant in Caledonia. He enjoyed all sports.

Survivors include his mother, Candice "Candy" Erdner of Rushford; two sisters, Sasha Erdner of Rushford and Leah Larson of Richfield, Minn.; his maternal grandmother, Carol Wilson of Rushford; and his paternal grandmother, Katie Erdner of Wells. He was preceded in death by his father and both grandfathers.

Friends may call an hour before the service at Hoff Funeral Home in Rushford.

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