FOUND DECEASED: Matthew Arzate, 21 Yrs., Canyon Lake, TX, 06/25/11

07/14/11 — The funeral arrangements have been made for Matthew Arzate, as follows: Visitation — Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Mission Park North Funeral Home, 3401 Cherry Ridge, San Antonio TX 78230, between 1:00 p.m. and 9 p.m., with Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Monday, July 18, 2011 — Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, 700 Dewhurst, San Antonio TX 78213. Inerment to follow at First Memorial Cemetery in Von Ormy, TX.

07/12/11 — It is with heavy hearts that we report the body of Matthew Arzate has been recovered. We want to give a special thank you to Dennis and Tammy Watters of Team Watters, our sonar experts, who located and recovered Matthew’s body. This search was a very difficult one due to the extreme heat and the conditions of Canyon Lake. We would like to thank The Texas Parks & Wildlife, Corp. of Engineers, Comal County Sheriff’s Office, New Braunfels Fire Department Dive Team, the SMART Dive Team and the Texas EquuSearch volunteers who worked so diligently on the search. A special thank you goes to Texas EquuSearch volunteer Paulie Kovach who was on the search from the very beginning. The gate keepers were wonderful to all of our volunteers, and the Canyon Lake community treated the family very well.

07/07/11 — We are still continuing our search for the body of Matthew Arzate. Our team has been on the water from dawn until dusk since June 27th Please say a prayer for our seaarchers, who have been enduring extreme heat on this search. Also, please continue to keep Matthew’s family and friends in your prayers during this difficult time.

For news coverage on this case, follow links below.

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Body-of-drowning-victim-recovered-from-Canyon-Lake-1463024.php

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/article/Father-waits-for-divers-to-recover-son-s-body-1455382.php

07/01/11 — We are continuing our search today for the body of Matthew Arzate. Our team has been on the water from dawn until dusk for five days now. Please say a prayer for our searchers, who have been enduring extreme heat on this search. Also, please continue to keep Matthew’s family and friends in your prayers during this difficult time.

06/30/11 — Tim Miller and our team continue for a fourth day in their search for Matthew Arzate. Please continue to keep Matthew’s family and friends in your prayers.

06/27/11 — Tim Miller, Founder and Director of Texas EquuSearch, deployed early Monday morning with a team of six to assist in the recovery. Please keep Matthew’s family and friends in your prayers.

06/25/11 — Matthew Arzate, age 21, was last seen on June 25, 2011 in Canyon Lake, TX.  He was last seen wearing white shorts.  He has a tattoo on his back with the name “Arzate”.  If you have any information, please call the Comal County Sheriff’s Dept. at (830) 620-3400 or Texas EquuSearch at (281) 309-9500.

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