Matthew Thomas Bertell, 20, of Iowa City, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018.
A time of fellowship and remembrance will be held Saturday, Aug. 25, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Lensing Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Matthew Bertell Scholarship Fund in care of the University of Iowa Community Credit Union, 825 Mormon Trek Blvd., Iowa City, or NVLD (Non-Verbal Learning Disorder) Organization at nvld.org.
Matthew was born April 27, 1998, in Iowa City. He graduated from Iowa City West High School in 2016. He currently was a junior at the University of Iowa, majoring in sports management. He was a member of the UI bowling team. Matthew enjoyed auto racing and was an avid Hawkeye sports fan.
Survivors include his parents, Tom and Liz (Dilley) Bertell of Iowa City; his brother, Ben of Iowa City; his grandmothers, Donna Dilley of Sioux Falls, S.D., and Marilyn Bertell of Iowa City; aunts, Ann Bertell of Evanston, Ill., and Amy (Jeff) Parsons of San Antonio, Texas; special cousins, Amber (Rod) Dias and Joshua Parsons, both of Dallas, Texas; and other extended family members.
Matthew was preceded in death by his grandfathers, R.D. Bertell and Lyle Dilley; and his uncle, Dan Dilley.
Online condolences may be made at www.lensingfuneral.com.