Matthew E. Thorpe, age 58, of West St. Paul. A loving husband, son, brother and friend. Died peacefully. Preceded in death by father, Richard and father-in-law Dan Burke. Survived by wife, Renee; cat, Gigi; mother, Millie and mother-in-law Sherry Burke; sister, Kim (Bill); brother, Rick (Beth); sisters-in-law, Tammy and Theresa (Andy); nieces, nephews; extended family and many friends. Visitation 4-7 PM Wednesday, October 23, at Willwerscheid West-Heights Chapel, 235 W Wentworth Ave., West St. Paul. Safe in the Arms of Jesus. Forever in Our hearts. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the family.