Matthew Flagler

Matt Flagler

May 4, 1987 - October 20, 2019
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Matthew was born May 4, 1986, in Rapid City, SD, to Eugene and Nancy Flagler. He was raised in Sturgis, SD. Matt received his GED and went on to Western Dakota Tech school and earned an associate’s degree in Electronics.
Matt was a carpenter/construction worker. He had his own contracting business and he had worked as a cook at Jambonz. He managed his father’s bar, The Pyramid, in 2004 after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The last year, Matt has been operating heavy equipment for Forgey Construction.
Matt enjoyed working in every form: on cars, wood working, drywall, and construction. He enjoyed helping people, collecting antiques, and had a special love for music. Matt was happiest when he was hanging out with his friends and family. He admired his father immensely.
Matthew Richard Flagler, 32, Sturgis, died Sunday, October 20, 2019, in Sturgis.
He is survived by his mother, Nancy Flagler; brother, Evan Flagler; sister, Angelia Flagler; step-grandmother, Ginny Flagler; two nieces, Kailyn Flagler and Dahlila Stadum; and special friends, Jerry Troutman, Leon Paugh, Cody Hayford, and Ryan Klima.
He was preceded in death by his father, Eugene Flagler; grandparents, Richard Flagler, Ingrid Peter, and William "Bill" and Delores Hercher.
Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October, 25, 2019, at Believers Fellowship Church in Sturgis with Pastor John Williamson officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date.
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  • Memorial Service

    October 25, 2019 | 2:00pm
    October 25, 2019 2:00pm
    Believers Fellowship Church
    180 Old Stone Road
    Sturgis, SD 57785
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor John Williamson

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Deb Becker

Posted at 11:57am
our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of sorry for ur loss. Mike & Deb Becker xoxo

Matt Brink

Posted at 02:35pm
i hung out with him few times in the past decade or so, but quite a lot this summer of 2019, when he was part time working at the main street arcade. we shared deep conversations that i will remember for sure... i also won't forget how we usually greeted each other. haha "hi, matt" "hi, matt" in the same tone of voice.. haha

Austin & Kayla

Posted at 10:16pm
My condolences to your family.
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Curtis Cummings and Katey

Posted at 09:48pm
My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. Just know Matt I will see you later.
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Karen Hammerquist

Posted at 09:28pm
Nancy, I am so sorry to hear this. Matt was a good guy!! My heart goes out to you!! Prayers for you and the family!!

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