Matthew Thomas Denton, age 41, of Lansing, Michigan, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020. He was born to Thomas J. and Barbara E. (Nielsen) Denton on June 26, 1978, in Lansing, Michigan. He will be remembered as a devoted husband, loving father, cherished brother, and treasured friend.
Matthew lived loud and loved absolutely. He gave back to his community by helping at a local homeless shelter, serving meals on holidays, and cleaning the shores of the Grand River. His generous spirit will be mourned.
Matthew is survived by his wife, Jessica (Allen-Mason) Denton; his daughters, Gabi and Zoe; his sons, Thomas, Jeffrey, Johnathon, and Jake; his mother, Barbara Denton; six siblings, Christopher Denton, Melissa Murphy, Anna Denton, Nancy Anderson, Sarah Pace, and Jennifer Todd; many nieces, nephews and extended family members. Matthew was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Denton.
With his immense heart, Matthew included dearly loved friends in his family including Levi, Joey, and Scott Rose; Victor and Christine Hansens; Dianne Morris; Rachel Bolton; Pearl, Jenna, and Silas Cope; Jim Lantz, and Troy Borgman.
A memorial gathering will be arranged in the summer of 2020.