Father Matthew Kafka passed on from this life on December 5. 2017 at the age of 84.
A priest of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Father Kafka was ordained on May 29, 1965. After his retirement in 2002, he was granted faculties in the Archdiocese of Detroit.
Visitation for Father Kafka will be held at Sacred Heart Parish, 700 Maple Vista Street, Imlay City, Michigan 48444, on Friday, December 8, from 3 – 8 p.m. with a Rosary at 6:00 p.m.; and Scripture and Vigil for the Dead at 8:00 p.m.
Visitation will also be held at Sacred Heart Parish, 700 Maple Vista Street, Imlay City, Michigan 48444, on Saturday, December 9, at 9:00 a.m. until the celebration of his Funeral Mass at 10:00 A.M. A reception will follow his Mass at the VFW Hall, 598 N. Almont Ave., Imlay City 48444.
Father Kafka’s burial will take place on Tuesday, December 12 at 1:00 p.m. at Resurrection Cemetery, Justice, Illinois.
Father Kafka is predeceased by his parents, Mathew and Helen.