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Mattson, Alfred
B: 02 Nov 1879, Skane, Sweden
E: 1881, settling in Goodhue County and later came to Kittson County where they homesteaded a farm south of Lake Bronson in Jupiter Township.
D: 1967
M: 1910, Nellie Swenson b. 1888 dau of Mr. & Mrs. Pete Swenson d. 1972

FN: Sven Mattson
MN: Betsy Bengston

Children of Alfred Mattson and Nellie Swenson:

Ray E. Mattson
B: 15 Apr 1896, Halma, MN
D: 17 Dec 1942, Belle Island Strait, Newfoundland, U.S. Coast Guard, KIA
M: Unknown
FN: Hans S. Spilde
MN: Martha Holom

Children of Ray Mattson and Unknown:

RaeAnn Mattson
M: James Niemela? Jim Linjala

Ray Emanual Mattson, Radioman, First Class, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Natsek was was listed as missing in action. When it sank in a North Atlantic Storm due to icing. Ray is honored during "Call the Roll" at the Halma-Lake Bronson American Legion Post #315 Memorial Day service. He is listed among the Tablets of the Missing at the East Coast Memorial in New York City. "Let us dedicate ourselves to the task of carrying on that those whom we honor shall not have died in vain."

Harold Mattson

Clara Mattson
B: 12 Aug 1912
D: 09 Mar 2007, Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center, Hallock, MN
M: Howard Olson b. 1906 d. 1983

Howard was brother of Myrtle Olson Rickenberg and Richard Rickenberg was a cousin of her Father.

Children of Howard Olson and Clara Mattson:

John Olson

Robert Olson
B: 1948
D: 29 May 2001, at home, Bemidji, heart attack
M: 14 Nov 1970, Gayle Peterson b. 1949

Children of Robert Olson and Gayle Peterson:

Casey Olson

Nicholas J. Olson b. 1982

Edwin L. Mattson
B: 04 Nov 1912 in Jupiter Township near Lake Bronson, MN
D: 02 Mar 1995 at the Kittson Memorial Hospital, Hallock, MN. Baptized in the East Emmaus Lutheran Church and confirmed there in 1927. He attended school in the Center Grove School District #39. Edwin lived and farmed in Jupiter Township for 80 years. He retired in 1978. Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Lake Bronson, MN. Casket bearers: Warren Hauert, Jimmy Rickenberg, Reynard Olson, Russell Swanson, Rodger Hultgren, Harvey Baker
M: Eva Sayler b. 1913 d. 1981

Marvin Mattson
B: 01 Dec 1914, Jupiter Township
D: 24 Apr 2004, Karlstad Healthcare Center, Karlstad, MN
M: 01 Nov 1941, Ruby Clauson b. 1918. She was dau of Charley and Clara Clauson of Kennedy, MN.

Children of Marvin Mattson and Ruby Clauson:
Marvel Mattson
B: 12 Jul 1942, Hallock, MN
D: 10 Aug 1998, at home, Kennedy, MN

Elwyn Mattson m. Catherine Mach, and had Megan

Gary Mattson
M: Barbara Carlson, and had Lee and Andrea

Pamela Mattson
M: Scott Swenson

Al Mattson
M: Katy

Harold Mattson
M: Helen Unknown

Ethel Mattson
M: Tony Polizotto

Neva Ellen Mattson
B: 10 Mar 1921, Jupiter Township, near Lake Bronson, MN
D: 19 Sep 2001, Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND
M: Unknown Spilde

Children of Unknown Spilde and Neva Mattson:
Ray Spilde
M: Lori Unknown

Children of Ray Spilde and Lori Unknown:

Todd Spilde b.

Katherine Ann Spilde b.
was awarded the Ph.D. in Anthropology June 19, 1998, in ceremonies held at the University of Santa Cruz. She was hooded by Professor Triloki Pandey. She graduated from Mahnomen High School in 1986. She is the daughter of Ann and Tom Ryan of Mahnomen and Ray and Lori Spilde of Ponsford. Grandparents are Bill and Mable Pemberton, Hallock, and Neva Spilde, Kennedy. Katherine's doctorate is dedicated to the memory of her brother, Todd Spilde.

Kittson County Enterprise Obituary, 26 Sep 2001

Neva Spilde

Kennedy, Minn. - Neva Mattson Spilde, 80, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001, Altru Hospital, Grand Forks.

Neva Ellen Mattson was born on March 10, 1921 to Alfred and Nellie (Swenson) Mattson of Jupiter Township, near Lake Bronson.

She was baptized and confirmed in East Emmaus Lutheran Church, Lake Bronson. Neva attended and graduated from Bronson High School in 1938.

She received her teaching certificate and also her bachelor of science degree in education from Moorhead State College. Neva settled in Kennedy where she pursued her career in teaching, and eventually became elementary school principal, until retiring in 1987. She didn't retire for very long, and began working in various academic positions again for Kennedy Public Schools until 2000.

She is survived by her son, Ray (Lori) Spilde, Lake of the Woods and Mesa, Ariz.; one granddaughter, Kathy Spilde, Harvard University, Cambridge; two great grandchildren, Todd Spilde, Jr., and Candi Olson, Brooklyn Park; two sisters, Clara Olson, Lake Bronson, and Ethel Polizotto, Escondido, Calif.; two brothers, Marvin (Ruby) Mattson, Kennedy, and Harold (Helen) Mattson, Sterling, Ill.; as well as many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Nellie Mattson, two brothers, Ray Mattson and Edwin Mattson, and one grandson, Todd Spilde.

Services were 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2001, Kennedy Covenant Church, Kennedy.

Interment was in the Kennedy Covenant Church Cemetery.

Arrangements were with Amundsons Funeral HOme, Grand Forks.