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 Chester William “Chet” Mattson

Chester William “Chet” Mattson

Birth
Klickitat County, Washington, USA
Death 1 Apr 1979 (aged 78)
Oregon, USA
Burial Astoria, Clatsop County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 118440121 · View Source
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Chinook Observer, Thursday, April 5, 1979

Chester "Chet" Mattson, 78, of Seaview, died at home April 1. He was born Nov. 27, 1900 in Centerville, WA. There he also received his public education.

He married Miss Marcella Niva Sept. 3, 1924 in Centerville. The couple later established their home in Astoria, OR and lived there for 20 years during which Mr. Mattson worked in road construction with the Grimstad and Vandervelt Construction Company. Mattson later came to the peninsula and Seaview where he worked for 23 years as a frag line operator until his retirement in 1970.

He was a charter member of the BPOE No. 37 of Long Beach and was a 45 year member of Local 701 Operating Engineers union out of Portland, OR.

Survivors include his wife, Marcella, at home, one son, Warren Mattson of Astoria; one daughter, Mrs. C. Delmer (Marya) Borman of Astoria, OR; three brothers, Ray and Otis of Centerville and Ivan of Portland, OR; one sister, Helen Taylor of Goldendale, WA. six grandchildren and one great grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wed. April 4, 1:30pm at Penttila's Chapel by the Sea in Long Beach with Rev. Paul Bodin officiating. Committal was held later at 3 pm at Greenwood Cemetery in Astoria. Pettila's Chapel by the Sea in charge of arrangements.


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  • Created by: Denise Riley
  • Added: 9 Oct 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 118440121
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Chester William “Chet” Mattson (27 Nov 1900–1 Apr 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 118440121, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Astoria, Clatsop County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Denise Riley (contributor 46912127) .