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 Charles “Charley” Mattson

Charles “Charley” Mattson

Birth
Finland
Death 22 Nov 1943 (aged 83)
Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Holmes City, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Lot 26, Plot 3
Memorial ID 100334022 · View Source
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Charley Mattson of Moe township passed away suddenly at his home November 22nd at the age of 83 years, 11 months and 16 days. He was born in Finland, December 6, 1859. In 1882 he left Finland to become a sailor. In 1887 he came to America and settled in Ely. On April 6, 1888 he was united in marriage to Maria Kangas. In 1892 they came to Douglas county and bought the farm which has been their home since.

Mrs. Mattson and two children preceded him in death. Six children survive, namely, Jack of Minneapolis; Esther and Willie at home; Emil of Kensington; Elma (Mrs. Gust Nyland) of Kensington and Olga (Mrs. Edw. Johnson) of Upsala. Also surviving are ten grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Funeral services were held on Friday from the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran church with Rev. Lohmann of Hoffman and Rev. Jalkanen of New York Mills officiating. The pallbearers were Hjalmer Olson and John Mattson, Isaac Lehto, Herman Beck, Andrew Hulkkonen and Carl Pipo.
(Park Region Echo, Dec. 2, 1943)


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  • Maintained by: kj
  • Originally Created by: Lainey
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100334022
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles “Charley” Mattson (6 Dec 1859–22 Nov 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100334022, citing Saint Pauls Lutheran Church Cemetery, Holmes City, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by kj (contributor 47962105) .