Cooney, Matthew James
January 4, 1953 – March 2, 2019
Age 66 of Saint Louis Park, formerly Minnetonka Beach and Linden Hills, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from complications of cancer. Raised in South Minneapolis, the eldest son of Richard and Patricia Cooney, Washburn High class of ’71. Matt owned and operated Folding Specialists in Mpls., previously employed by Japs Olsen for many years. Preceded in death by parents. Survived by loving wife of 41 years Sheree; children Emily (Morris), Brenden (Traci), Zachary (Amanda); grandson Calvin; beloved dog Izzy; siblings Carolyn Lindenau, Michael, Joseph, and Jessie Odishaw (Guy). Matt is deeply missed and will be carried in our hearts forever. A celebration of life will be held this summer under the sun near his beloved Minneapolis lakes. (Published in the Star Tribune on Mar. 5, 2019).