David W. Mattson, age 82, of Ashland, passed away Monday, June 14, 2021 at Court Manor Health Services, in Ashland. He was born January 23, 1939, in Ashland, the son of William S.R. and Helen E. (Ryytty) Mattson.

In 1957, he graduated from Ashland High School and later received an electronics technology degree from DeVry University. He married Jane Kangas. David sailed on the Great Lakes and worked for various companies in the technology field. He later worked for ELF and other local businesses. David was a member of the Finnish Apostolic Lutheran Church. He had a passion for cars and traveling. David was a biblical scholar, a family man, and loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by two children, Heidi Mattson and Greg (Paige Pullen) Mattson; a grandson, Brandon Barnes; three great-grandchildren, Stanley, Henry, and Charlee; two brothers, Donald Mattson and Emery (Judith) Mattson; two sisters, Kathleen (George) Setzke and Patsy (Charlie) Beyersdorf; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jane; a brother, Paul; a sister, Janet Rufus; and numerous aunts and uncles.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Maple Grove Cemetery, in Marengo, with Pastor Daniel Kangas officiating.

The Bratley Family Funeral Homes, Roberts Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. To view the obituary online or to sign the guestbook, please visit us at www.bratleyfamilyfuneralhomes.com

David W. Mattson, age 82, of Ashland, passed away Monday, June 14, 2021 at Court Manor Health Services, in Ashland. He was born January 23, 1939, in Ashland, the daughter of William S.R. and Helen E. (Ryyttie) Mattson.

In 1957, he graduated from Ashland High School and later received an electronics technology degree from DeVry University. He married Jane Kangas. David sailed on the Great Lakes and worked for various companies in the technology field. He later worked for ELF and other local businesses. David was a member of the Finnish Apostolic Lutheran Church. He had a passion for cars and traveling. David was a biblical scholar, a family man, and loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by two children, Heidi Mattson and Greg (Paige Pullen) Mattson; a grandson, Brandon Barnes; three great-grandchildren, Stanley, Henry, and Charlee; two brothers, Donald Mattson and Emery (Judith) Mattson; two sisters, Kathleen (George) Setzke and Patsy (Charlie) Beiersdorff; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jane; a brother, Paul; a sister, Janet Rufus; and numerous aunts and uncles.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Maple Grove Cemetery, in Marengo, with Pastor Daniel Kangas officiating.

The Bratley Family Funeral Homes, Frost Home for Funerals is assisting the family with arrangements. To view this obituary, sign the guestbook, or leave an online condolence visit our website at www.bratleyfamilyfuneralhomes.com

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