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of Buffalo, MN

June 17, 1964 – January 20, 2023

Clayton Donald Matti, age 58 of Buffalo, MN, passed away on January 20th, 2023 at home.

He was born on May 17th, 1964 in Minneapolis, MN to Donald and Genevieve (Pesola) Matti of Coon Rapids, MN. The Matti family moved to Buffalo, MN in 1971 and Clayton graduated from Buffalo High School in 1982.

Clayton enjoyed working on cars, motorcycles, and all small engines. He also enjoyed skiing and snowmobiling. Clayton spent much time hanging out with his friends and family. Clayton’s kind heart prompted him to take in strays of all kinds. A lover of rock and roll, he would challenge your choice in music, extolling the virtues of his favorite bands.

He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Matti.

He is survived by his mother, Genevieve Matti; fur children, Mia, Boots, Mama Cat, and Little One; siblings, Scott (Heather) Matti, Sonya (William) Evans and Sarah (Vincent) Yncierto; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

A Memorial Service for Clayton will be held Saturday, March 4, 2023 at 2:00 PM with visitation one hour prior at the Plymouth Apostolic Lutheran Church – 11015 Old County Rd 15, Plymouth, MN. Inurnment will be at a later date.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to The Peterson Chapel of Buffalo, MN. Online condolences for the family may be directed to

9 Guestbook Entries

  1. Mary Peters

    Gen & family, Sending my sincere condolences to all of you.

  2. Karen Pollock

    My condolences to the family. I was a classmate of Clayton’s. Buffalo high class of 1982. Rest in peace my friend.

  3. Mary Kortum

    Many fond memories from high school. Clayton, you will be missed.

  4. Sandra Corey-Mosher

    Rest in Peace. You will be missed. I graduated with Clayton. Prayers to his family.

  5. Troy McKinley

    Clayton was a friend and classmate class of 82. Glad I was able to spend a little time with him last summer. He will be missed. My condolences to all his loved ones.

  6. Eileen Erickson

    Scott and family,
    My deepest sympathy to you in the loss of your brother. May the good memories help you through the difficult times ahead.

  7. Rita Varner-Otness

    Gen and family, I send my deepest sympathy to each of you in the loss of Clayton. I have fond memories of Clayton and the conversations we had about his pets and outdoor activities. I know he will be greatly missed. I am lifting your family in prayer at this difficult time.

  8. Cheryl Seanoa

    Sarah, I am so sorry for your loss praying for God’s peace and comfort for you and your family.

  9. Carol Nusbaum

    I am so sorry for your loss. Sending love and hugs and prayers to Jen,Sarah and the family.


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