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Kamen G. Matev, 54

Kamen G. Matev, age 54, of North Hudson, died suddenly Wednesday, Jan. 29, at his residence following an extended battle with heart failure.

Kamen was born on Sept. 5, 1959, in Plovdiv, Bulgaria; the son of Georgi Matev and Velika (Paliakova) Mateva. He was raised in Bulgaria, where he received schooling to become an attorney. In 1990, he would be married to the former Vesselina Baykusheva in Bulgaria. In 1991, they made America their home and would eventually reside in North Hudson ten years ago. He furthered his education at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minn., where he received his Master's in Law. Kamen owned and operated, in partnership, Triad Title in Shoreview, Minn.

Kamen will be fondly remembered by his wife Vesselina Mateva; daughters, Slavina Mateva (Mark Winfeld) and Jennifer Matev; stepson, Nick (Jamie) Kolev; grandson, Vincent Winfeld; and sister, Maria Mateva.

He was preceded in death by his parents Georgi Matev and Velika (Paliakova) Mateva.

Kamen enjoyed spending time with family, discussing politics, fishing trips to Canada and Alaska, and reading Tom Clancy novels.

A gathering of friends and family will take place from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3, at the O'Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson. A memorial service will follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home, with Fr. John Gerritts presiding, with a reception immediately following the service. Interment will be private.

Services are in the care of the O'Connell Family Funeral Home - Hudson Chapel. 715.386.3725

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