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Mary Jane Mattson

February 18, 1919 ~ March 4, 2017 (age 98)

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Graveside Service
March 8, 2017

10:00 AM
Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery
10993 115th Avenue
Burlington, IA 52601

Mary Jane Mattson, 98, of Fort Madison, died at 7:25 PM Saturday, March 4, 2017, at the Fort Madison Community Hospital.

Born February 18, 1919, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Charles and Ada Shoemaker. On December 23, 1941, she married Edgar Paul Mattson in Schuyler County, Missouri. He passed away on September 1, 1996.

She attended Burlington High School. 

Mary Jane was a dedicated employee of Winegard for over 30 years.

She enjoyed taking walks, biking, fishing, doing crossword puzzles, sewing, needlepoint, and always had a great sense of fashion.

Survivors include her two daughters, Judith and her husband, Tony Walz of Fort Madison and Paulette Swanson of Albuquerque, NM; 11 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her three sons, David C. Mattson, Gary D. Mattson, and Steven K. Mattson; one daughter, Lana Faye Mattson, two brothers, Joseph and Gerald Shoemaker.

The Graveside Committal Service for Mrs. Mattson will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Burlington Memorial Park.

A memorial has been established.

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