We Remember

Mateus, Travis

May 30, 1978 — December 8, 2011

It is with deep sadness that we announce the tragic passing of Travis due to a motor vehicle accident near Dawson Creek, BC. Travis will be remembered for his wonderful smile, contagious laugh, big heart and his many tales and pranks!

Travis is survived by his loving family: Mom Stienie Mateus (Alfie) of Mara, BC; lil’ bro Curt Mateus of Kelowna, BC; lil’ sis Jessica Mateus (Steve) of Calgary, AB; as well as numerous aunties, uncles, cousins, friends and his side kick and four legged companion Deuce. Travis was predeceased by his loving Dad Victor Mateus, Grandma and Grandpa Aletta and Arie Walraven; Nana and Papa Virginia and Herminio Mateus.

A celebration of Travis’ life will be held on Saturday, December 17th at 1:00 pm at the Winfield Hall, 10130 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country, BC, V4V 1T8. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kelowna SPCA, 3785 Casorso Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 4M7 or the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation – Respiratory Ward, 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 1T2.

Saturday, December 17th at 1:00 pm

Winfield Hall

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Kelowna SPCA, 3785 Casorso Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 4M7 or the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation – Respiratory Ward, 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 1T2


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Service Details

The service for Mateus, Travis is scheduled for Saturday, December 17th at 1:00 pm . Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Winfield Hall

10130 Bottom Wood Lake Road Lake Country, BC


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  • debra harding says:

    Stienie, Curt, Jessica and families… my heart goes out to all of you on the loss of your son and brother. I will always remember Travis as such a charmer and his infectious wit always made us smile when he would come over to our house. You have so much to be proud of in the man he grew up to be and my thoughts will be with you in your loss. If there is anything our family can do at this time, please do not hesitate to contact us. Deb

  • Debbie Thomas says:

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My heart felt thoughts go out to you.

  • Christina Barr says:

    My heart goes out to you all in this time of need. Travis was a great friend and always knew how to put a smile on my face, he was loved so much by so many.

  • Davis/Redecopp says:

    We are all so very sad for your loss.We send sincere sympathy to your family. God bless.

  • Kathy Easton says:

    So sorry for you loss, my thoughts are with you.

  • Rick & Donna Hall says:

    Stienie, Jessica & Curtis;
    We are so sorry for your loss. This is every parent’s worst nightmare. We didn’t get a chance to know Travis very well but with his charm he sure reminded us of his father.

  • Tom & Sandi Culbert says:

    Dear Stienie & family.
    We extend our sincerest condolences to you during this very difficult time.It was just weeks ago we shared in a beautiful service for your Mother and were greatly touch when hearing how many she touch and will be long remember by many. You have great cause for lasting pride and joyful memories for a son also loved by so many.

  • Ginger Palmer says:

    My heart goes out to u Stienie & Curt & Jessica and all ur Family. Im sooooo deaply sorry for ur loss Travis was allways so funny and charming and made everyone laugh he had a gift and will never be forgotton…..

  • Laura Streifel says:

    Stienie, Jessica & Curtis,
    We would like to extend our condonlences to you for your loss.
    Our thoughts are with you.
    Gary, Laura, Mindy/Cory, Deanna/Justin

  • Bea Carignan says:

    My sincere condolence on your loss – may you cherish many fond memories of his smile and character. Thoughts and prayers for you all.

  • Chris Hedges says:

    Whistler will miss our adopted son, brother and friend… We are all so sorry for your loss.

  • Liz and Shan Drought says:

    We were so saddened to hear the loss of your brother and son. Jessica we are sending you our love and prayers.
    Love Liz and Shan

  • Jamie Kawano says:

    My heart goes out to everyone who’s been touched by Travis’ life. I’m so sorry for your loss.

  • The cheever family says:

    My deepest sympathy a life lost way too soon. We all will miss a great person.

  • Randy Kobayashi says:

    Dear Stienie, Jessica& Curtis,
    My sincerest condolences to you and all of your family. I will always remember Travis. He was one of those people that made a difference.

    Our sincerest condolences to you and your family

  • Tracey Skulmoski says:

    Stienie, Jessica and Curtis

    I am so sorry to hear of this tragic news. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • tracy bentley says:

    Dearest Stienie,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Tracy & Russ Bentley
    Frank Kilborn

  • Anne Mackay says:

    It has been a pleasure for both my husband (John Bellamy) and myself to re-connect with Travis over the years. My thoughts are with you Jessica, Curt and Stienie.

  • Darla Walsh says:

    My sincerest condolences to you Stienie, Curt and Jess!! My heart is so sad for your loss and everyone that was lucky enough to have known Travis!! He was loved by many!! xox

  • Sarah Marsh says:

    I graded with Jessica and was only an acquaintance of Travis through high school, but I was truly saddened to hear of his passing. My sincere condolences to the family and all who new him.

  • Jack and Sisko says:

    Hello Stienie, our warmest thoughts and love are with you and your family at this most difficult time. Love, Jack, and Sisko.

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