Matakas, Daniel

Daniel "Dan" Arthur Matakas - age 82, of Westland, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Funeral services will be held 11 AM Monday, November 4, 2019 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 Silver Lake Rd., Fenton.  Visitation will be 2-8 PM Sunday, November 3, 2019. Dan was born March 13, 1937, the son of Anthony and Germaine (Dietel) Matakas.  He retired as a designer with Ford Motor Company.  Dan enjoyed going to casinos and horse racing. He loved swimming and spending time at the lake with his family. Dan was a member of the Michigan Polio Network and the Westland Choir Group. He especially enjoyed spending time with his girlfriend, Lucille. He is survived by his sister, Joan Kohler; several nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews; and great-great-nieces and nephews. Dan was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Dolores Holland. Online tributes may be shared at

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