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Christina Miller Mattern
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Birth: Apr. 15, 1920
Devils Lake
Ramsey County
North Dakota, USA
Death: May 26, 2010
Ward County
North Dakota, USA

Christina Mattern, 90, Minot, died Wednesday, May 26, 2010, in a Minot nursing home.

Christina Miller was born April 15, 1920, a daughter of John and Christine (Dexheimer) Miller, in Devils Lake. Her father died when she was 2 years old, and from the age of 11, she was raised by Sebastian and Mary Kuntz.

On Jan. 20, 1941, she was united in marriage to Roy Mattern. Following their marriage, they made their home in Deering, where they farmed, later moving to Pierce County, where they farmed until 1958, when they moved to Minot. Christina began working for St. Joseph's Hospital in the housekeeping department, retiring after 26 years. Roy died in 1974. She continued to live in Minot.

She was a member of Little Flower Catholic Church, Minot, and the church women's organization. Christina enjoyed Bingo, cards, especially pinochle and whist, and working with her garden and flowers.

Those who shared in her life: son, John (Gail) Mattern, Minot; daughter, Marie (Albert) Galipeau, Chepachet, R.I.; six grandchildren, Jim Mattern, Samantha Mattern, Jewell Mattern, Brian Galipeau, Bruce Galipeau, Darryl Galipeau; five great-grandchildren; brother, Curt Hasse, Devils Lake; sister, Eugenia Hintz, Del City, Okla.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Christina was preceded in death by her parents; her foster parents; husband; two brothers, Anton and George; and three sisters, Katie, Theresa and Cecilia.

Mass of Christian Burial: Saturday, May 29, 2010, at 9:30 a.m., in Little Flower Catholic Church, Minot.

Visitation: Today, May 28, from 2 to 7 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.

Vigil prayer service: Today, 7 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home Chapel, Minot.

Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.

Those wishing to sign the online register and share memories may access the online obituaries section at (

"Minot Daily News", May 28, 2010
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  John Miller (1889 - 1922)
  Rokus Mattern (1903 - 1974)*
*Calculated relationship
Rosehill Memorial Park
Ward County
North Dakota, USA
Plot: 21/6/12
Created by: John Wolfe
Record added: Nov 21, 2011
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Christina <i>Miller</i> Mattern
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Christina <i>Miller</i> Mattern
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