Obituary | Matthew Proulx | Obit

Matthew Daniel Proulx, 56, of Red Lake Falls, MN (formerly Houston, TX), passed away on April 1, 2024 with his daughter Megan, and ex-wife, Donna, by his side. He succumbed to death in the hospital after a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. He fought his cancer battle with faith and strength and will be deeply missed by family and friends.

He was born on March 27, 1968 in Houston, the eldest of 7 children, to Daniel and Carol (Theroux) Proulx. He attended high school at Houston’s High School for the Performing Arts studying music performance. He graduated from West Texas State University in Canyon, Tx, in 1992 with degrees in Vocal Performance and Secondary Education. He was a public school teacher and choir director and taught private vocal lessons. He was also a choir director/liturgical director for several churches in Houston and Minnesota. His last position was as Director of Liturgy at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Crookston, MN, where his musical presence will be truly missed. He also sang with the Houston Grand Opera Chorus for several years. He moved to Red Lake Falls to live with his mother in 2018. When she passed away in 2019, he decided to stay in Red Lake Falls. He enjoyed gardening and bringing beautiful music to the world.

He is survived by his children, Ryan and Megan, and their mother, Donna. He is also survived by his father, Dan, and 5 of his siblings, Mark, Mitchell, Christine, Micah, Martin, and their spouses and children.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 10:30AM at The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Crookston, MN. Burial will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery near Red Lake Falls, MN. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the Cathedral.


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