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Raymond Allen Mattson

Raymond Allen Mattson, 56, of Menahga, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009 at Tri-County Hospital in Wadena.

He was born to Edward and Florence (Kettunen) Matson on May 22, 1952 in Park Rapids. He was baptized and confirmed in the Apostolic Lutheran Faith. He attended school in Menahga and acquired his GED a little later in life.

He is survived by two sisters: Carol Haataja, of Deer Creek, and Bernice Matson, of Wadena; three brothers: Lester (Helen) Mattson, of Menahga, Clarence Matson, of Elk River, and Leslie (Verna) Mattson, of Menahga; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters; three brothers; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Casket bearers: His family.

Funeral service: Monday, Jan. 26 at Wevley Funeral Chapel in Sebeka, with Pastor Art Skoog officiating.

Interment: Menahga City Cemetery.