Benson Funeral HomeSt. Cloud, MNLove Lasts Forever
About UsStaffPlanningLocationResourcesGrief SupportObituariesMerchandiseLodgingContact Us
Matthew J. Billo,   Age 66
Funeral Location: Memorial service to be held at a later date
    Matthew Joseph Billo of Detroit, Michigan died after a long battle with cancer on Sunday April 10, 2022 at his home in Saint Cloud, Minnesota.
    Matt was born on October 28, 1956, the son of Thomas and Patricia (Burns) Billo. He joins them in his passing, as well as brothers Daniel and Patrick Billo, sisters Chris Brown, Noreen Judson, Bridget Dobrowski. He is survived by sisters K.C. Smith and Ellen Doyle.
    Matt was married for 49 years to Patricia (Lareau) Billo. They raised 4 wonderful children: Thomas (Taften) Bilbaugh, Catherine (Jason) Hoff, Bridget and John Billo. Matt had one grandson, Tavean Twedt-Coulter. He was an exchange student father to Marlene Holderle (nee Kopke) of Berlin, Germany.
    Born in Detroit, MI, he grew up in Walled Lake and attended Walled Lake Western High School. He served in the US Navy as an Electronics Technician in 1976 and achieved a rank of E3 before his honorable discharge. Post military service, he began a long, passionate career as a computer engineer. He could often be found in front of his CnC machine, computer or soldering iron working on multiple projects. He frequently invited guests to look at what he was working on.
    He was an avid boatsman and snowmobiler. A true extrovert, Matt made friends wherever he went. He enjoyed discussing topics such as technology, science fiction, psychology, religion and conspiracy theories.
    Matt loved movies, music, the stage and television. He had an especial love for a beautiful lake, a snowy forest and thorough technical documentation.
    A cocktail party and memorial service in his honor will be held in August (more details to follow). Arrangements are made through Benson Funeral Home in St. Cloud, MN
Send your condolences
Benson Funeral Home invites you to use the form below to share your memories and offer your sympathy to the family of the deceased. We will be honored to pass them along.

Your Information
Please use the below space for your condolence:

Please enter the letters/numbers shown below (we have implemented this security measure to decrease the amount of spam received by the funeral home):

Family Login
Send flowers
Click Here for a list of local florists.


Benson Funeral Home • 1111 25th Avenue South • St. Cloud, MN 56301 • (320) 252-3132 •

About Us | History | Tours, Education & Aftercare | Staff | Pre-Planning | Making Arrangements | Service Considerations | Facility | Directions | Resources | Grief Support | Obituaries | Merchandise | Lodging | Contact Us | Family Login

Click for Saint Cloud, Minnesota Forecast

Copyright © Benson Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved.