His family includes his parents, Tim and Becky Wageman, and Susan and Gary Faith all of West Branch; Grandmothers, Laney Wingate of Iowa City, Marjorie Faith of Woodburn; grandfather, Keith H. Wilson of Solon; brothers, John of San Antonio, TX, David and Michael of West Branch, Jacob Wildman of West Branch, Robert Faith of Newton, Daniel Faith, and Joshua Faith of Wapello, Jeremy Faith of Des Moines, Kelly Faith of West Liberty; sisters, Jillian Wildman of West Branch, Tracy Haskins of Tacoma, WA, Melissa and Julie Faith of Des Moines; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Matt was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Roy Wageman, Reverend Roy Wingate, grandmother, Dorothy Wageman; and uncle, Gary Wageman. Matthew was born February 6, 1984, the son of Tim Wageman and Susan (Wingate) Faith. He attended and graduated West Branch High School with the class of 2002. While in school, he was active in chorus, drama, set design and stage manager of theatre, also involved in FFA and football. To his many friends and family, he will be remembered for his big heart. A memorial fund has been established in Matthews memory.