IRONTON -- Hans Wilhelm Mattson, 84, Ironton, died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2001, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
He was born Dec. 9, 1916, in Kimberly Township to Axel and Sara (Peterson) Mattson. He farmed for many years in the Rossburg area, moving to Nebraska for a short time to work in the oil fields. He returned to the Rossburg area to continue farming and later owned and operated Mattson's Store in the Rossburg area in the 1960s. He was a retired employee with Scorpion in Crosby.
Survivors include two sons, DuWayne Mattson, Motley, and Scott Mattson, Aitkin; two daughters, Carrie Maalis, Crosby, and Jackie Snook, Ironton; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister, Margaret Haveri, Aurora Hoyt Lakes.
A sister, Minnie Preston, and a brother, Leo Mattson, died earlier.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Koop Funeral Home in Crosby with the Rev. Robert Hagel officiating. Burial will be in Forest Cemetery in Kimberly Township.
Friends may call an hour before services Friday at Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.
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