|Birth: ||Oct. 30, 1964|
|Death: ||Jan. 20, 1999|
Steve A. Mattoon, 34, a Moscow resident and employee at Tidyman's, died of an aortic aneurysm Wednesday at Gritman Medical Center in Moscow.
He was born Oct. 30, 1964, to James D. (Jack) and Mary Ann Sullivan Mattoon in Moscow. He attended schools in Moscow and graduated from Moscow High School in 1984.
He played baseball for the high school and American Legion. He was a talented "submarine style" pitcher.
He started working in grocery stores at the age of 14, first at Safeway and later at Empire Foods.
He drove a beer distributor truck for three years before going to work at Tidyman's in Moscow, where he has worked for the past nine years.
He also was working toward a pharmacy degree and was employed as a pharmacy technician for the Pullman Memorial Health and Wellness Pharmacy.
He loved being outdoors and enjoyed camping, fishing and getting wood. He also liked working on and driving his black and white 1957 Chevy.
He had a strong love of animals. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and liked to work with the public.
He married Linda Van Pelt in March 1995 at Moscow.
He is survived by his wife, a daughter, Norrah, his father, and two brothers, Mike and twin Stan, all of Moscow; and a sister, Annette Farnam of Idaho Falls.
Visitation will be at Short's Funeral Chapel in Moscow today from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Moscow Church of the Nazarene.
His friend and associate, Sam Duncan, will officiate.
Burial will follow at the Moscow Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials may be made to the Humane Society of the Palouse in Moscow.
Lewiston Tribune January 22, 1999
James D Mattoon (1923 - 2001)
Mary Ann Sullivan Mattoon (1927 - 1972)
No light can darken
the sunlight of his memory.
Plot: Old Section Block 4
Created by: Julie Bennett Coleman
Record added: Oct 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98513073