Matthew Scott Michael, age 32, departed us on Saturday, August 10th, 2019 in Bloomington, Indiana. Born April 28th, 1987 in Yakima, Washington. Matthew graduated from Wheaton-Warrenville South HS in Wheaton, Illinois. He went on to manage Papa Johnâ€™s Pizza in Ellettsville, Indiana. Matthew was very creative in the arts. He was regarded as a skilled painter, an impressive, self-taught pianist, and held a deep connection to nature. Matthew cultivated love in all that he did, including his gardening and caring for his many plants and pets. He had unforgettable piercing blue eyes, a beautiful smile that warmed everyoneâ€™s hearts, and a fantastic sense of humor. He is survived by his father Scott Michael, step-mother Grazia (Riccio) Michael, brother Robert Michael, grandparents Louis and Elizabeth (Pratt) Michael, great-grandmother Margaret Pratt, Uncle Daniel Michael and wife Michelle (Owens) Michael â€“ their children Jacob, Nicholas, and Ryan, Aunt Jackie Michael who was like a sister to him, Aunt Jennifer (Michael) Lamas and her husband Ralph Lamas â€“ their children Bennett and Avery, closest friend Tim Baker, and beloved dog Mildred. A memorial will be held on August 22nd, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home in Wheaton, Illinois. A mass will be held on August 23rd, 2019 at St. Michaelâ€™s Church in Wheaton Illinois at 10:00 AM, where Matthew attended school from kindergarten through eighth grade. Services will be followed by burial at Assumption Cemetery in Wheaton, Illinois. In lieu of flowers contributions may be given in Matthew's memory to The Funeral Chapel 3000 E. Third St. Bloomington, IN 47401 to assist with expenses.