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 Alvin Richard “Dick” Mattson

Alvin Richard “Dick” Mattson

Klickitat County, Washington, USA
Death 12 May 1965 (aged 52)
Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, USA
Burial Centerville, Klickitat County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 88674492 · View Source
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The Goldendale Sentinel, May 13, 1965

Richard Mattson, 52, life-ling resident of Centerville, passed away at 9:30 Wednesday morning at St. Joseph's hospital, Vancouver, where he has been a patient for the last 12 days

The Goldendale Sentinel, May 20, 1965

Alvin Richard Mattson, son of Mary and the late John Mattson was born at Centerville on the ranch which he later farmed, December 2, 1912. His entire life was spent in the Centerville community. He passed away May 12 at St. Joseph's hospital, Vancouver, at the age of 52 years, five months. He was united in marriage to Frances Miller on October 22, 1944.

He was baptized and confirmed in the Opostolic Lutheran church at Centerville. He was a successful farmer and a good neighbor to all, always willing to lend a helping hand.

Surviving are his wife Frances of Centerville, two step-children, Virgil Miller of Vancouver and Marilyn Robertson of Logan, Utah; his mother, Mary Mattson of Goldendale; one sister, Hazel Taylor of Goldendale; six brothers, Edward and Otis of Goldendale, Chester of Seaview, Wash., Ivan of Portland, Maurice of Astoria, Ore. and Raymond of Centerville. He also leaves two aunts, one uncle, five grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and a host of friends. Three brothers and one sister preceded him in death.

Funeral services, in charge of the Knosher Funeral Home, were held May 15 at 2 p.m. at the Baptist Chirch, Goldendale. Ray Hilman was the officiating minister.

Pallbearers were Wilbert Crocker, Albin Wiidanen, Ernest Mattson, Clarence Mattson, Walter Mattson, Eldon Wiidanen.

Internment was in the Centerville cemetery.






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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alvin Richard “Dick” Mattson (2 Dec 1912–12 May 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88674492, citing Centerville Cemetery, Centerville, Klickitat County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Denise Riley (contributor 46912127) .