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Matthew Tyler

September 21, 1975 ~ October 10, 2021 (age 46)


Matthew Lee Tyler, Sr., 46, of Las Vegas, Nevada passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2021 in Henderson, Nevada.

Matthew was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Robert Tyler and Stella Martinez on September 21, 1975. Matthew became affectionately known as Matt to all who knew and loved him.

He spent his childhood in New Mexico, where he graduated from Albuquerque High School in 1994. As a young adult, Matt made the move to Las Animas, Colorado to live with and care for his aunts, Ruby “Dittty”, Dorothy, and Pearl. It was in Colorado where he met the love of his life, Georgette Sauceda. Matt and Georgette were married on September 27, 1997, and together they lovingly parented two children, Janea and Matthew Jr.

Matthew is preceded in death by his mother, Stella Martinez; brothers, Ted and Samuel Tyler; aunt, Ruby “Ditty” Valdez; niece, Brandi Martinez; and father and mother-in-law, Martin and Maria Sauceda.

Matthew is survived by his father, Robert Tyler; wife, Georgette Tyler; children, Janea and Matthew Tyler; godchildren, Sterling Tyler, Deyon Sutherland, Aubree and Aveah Arellano; and siblings, Brenda Martinez, Curtis (Cruzer) Tyler, Travis Tyler, Eric Martinez, Robby (Joni) Tyler, Bryan Martinez, Amanda (Wallace) Lathrop, Victoria Tyler, Ruby Tyler, and Sterling Tyler.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Monday, November 1, 2021 at Horber Funeral Chapel in Las Animas, Colorado, with Deacon Allan Medina officiating. Burial will follow at the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery. 

Honorary Pallbearers will be Robert Tyler, Matthew Tyler, Jr., Curtis Tyler, Desmond Garcia, Juan Garcia, Travis Tyler, Kyle Tyler, Eric Martinez, Matthew Stone Orozco, Robby Tyler, Tristan Tyler, Walker Tyler, Winston Tyler, Sterling Tyler, Bryan Martinez, Brandon Martinez, Bradley Martinez, Nathan Hart, Eddie Arellano, Jr., Deyon Sutherland, Martin Sauceda, Jr., Ivan Sauceda, Ritchie Sauceda, Sr., Ritchie Sauceda, Jr., Raymond Powers, Sr., and Raymond Powers, Jr.

The family of Matthew Tyler wishes to express our sincere gratitude for the gestures of support by the Tyler, Martinez, and Sauceda families; along with the care expressed by extended family members and friends.

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Memorial Service
November 1, 2021

10:00 AM
Horber Funeral Chapel

November 1, 2021

10:45 AM
Bent/Las Animas Cemetery
28082 County Road 10.75
Las Animas, CO 81054

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