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November 1, 1948 – Sunday, April 10, 2011

Service Information
Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo
Friday, April 15, 2011
10:30 A.M.

Visitation Information

Robb A. Mattson, age 62, of Buffalo passed away Sunday, April 10, 2011 at his residence, after a year-long battle with leukemia.

He was born in Buffalo on November 1st, 1948 the son of Arnold & Eloise “Honey” Mattson.

Robb graduated from Buffalo High School in 1966.

He honorably served in The United States Navy on the USS Oriskany off shore during Vietnam.

On May 13, 1972, Robb Mattson & Mary Scully were joined in holy marriage at St. Francis Catholic Church in Buffalo.

Survived by loving wife: Mary; children: Casey (Sara) Mattson of Buffalo, Lindsay Mattson of Brooklyn Park, Amy Mattson and Kevan Mattson both of Buffalo; grandchildren: Mackenzie, Brennan, Evyn and Samuel; sisters: Diane (Larry) Huston of Buffalo and Linda (Joe) Martin of Alexandria; many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents, a brother: Reed Mattson and by a nephew: Josh Martin.

Funeral Services for Robb Mattson will be held on Friday, April 15th at 10:30 A.M. at Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo. Interment with military rites will follow at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Buffalo.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, April 14th from 4-8 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo. A Prayer service will be held at 7:30 P.M.

Further visitation will be held at the church on Friday morning one hour prior to services.

22 Guestbook Entries

  1. Nancy McAfee

    My heart goes out to you and your family, Mary. Robb will be so missed by all his friends and family.

  2. Emily Casperson

    I am thinking of all of you and the good times we shared. Thank you for your friendliness and opening your home to us. I am glad you were together the last days. I am sure there was a lot of love in the room.

  3. Karen Kocer-Suerth  & Steve Suerth

    We are so sad and will really miss Rob, even though we know he is where we are all waiting to get. We keep looking at pictures from card club and he is always laughing. Rob had the best laugh. We can hear his laugh in our minds! Our hearts and prayers go out to Mary and family. Heaven has another very fun and talented angel!

  4. Joyce Willems

    Lindsay, Casey and family,

    You have my deepest sympathies. I never met your Dad, but he sounded like a super guy. I will keep your families in my prayers.

    Joyce & Tom Willems

  5. Jan (Kramer) Pride

    Mary, Kevan & Family; I spoke with Ryan yesterday and heard the news of Robb. I am deeply sorry for your loss. The first thing that came to mind was Robb coaching the boys in basketball. And when I’d come for haircuts and Robb would be getting home from work, or he would be taking your grandaughter outside to play. How hard to lose a husband, father, grandfather! My prayers are with you, along with my heartfelt sympathy!
    With Love, Jan (Kramer) Pride
    Roanoke, Virginia

  6. Roxanne Mattson Schaaf

    Mary and family, I was so saddened to hear about Robb. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I will be in CO so unable to attend the services. He will be missed by all but greeted by many as he enters the gates of heaven.

  7. Marcie Martin

    Rob is with his family up above and will be watching over all of you. His suffering is over and he is at peace.
    God be with his family.

  8. jason paul penaz

    To Mary and family; We at the Buffalo shop are so very sorry for your loss of Robb. He was a great man and friend. He was like family to us and we are going to miss him very much. We will pray for you and your family. If you need anything, you can call, we are all here for you. Buffalo shop, Mn. Dot

  9. Marcie Martin

    Robb is in heaven with all of his family. What a great reunion that must have been! He is at peace and free of all suffering. God be with all of you.

  10. Denise (Melinsky) Eisenmenger

    The Mattson family; my prayer for you is that you find comfort in each other as you go through this very difficult chapter in your lives. May God bless you today and always.

  11. Bruce Varner

    Rob was a great person and friend. He’ll be missed by all.

  12. Kia Prell

    My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  13. Joan Hohag

    Dear Mary and Family,
    Praying for you during this difficult time. Robb was so much fun to be around. I will always remember him on the Great Wall in China. He had so much fun on that trip.

  14. Joanne Holthaus Thompson

    Mary, my step-son and his wife live across the street from you. On Monday afternoon they had a baby boy, who they named Reed. Hearing the name bought back a flood of fond memories of the whole Mattson family. Later that same afternoon I was telling my daughter Kaylan about the Reed Mattson I was engaged to years ago. It was she who then told me she had heard that Kevan’s dad, Robb, had passed away on Sunday. The joy of our new grandbaby, Reed, was saddened by the loss of your Robb. Mary, I pray that God will grant you and all the Mattson family His healing power and His peace.
    Sincerely, Joanne

  15. Marcie Tuma

    Mary and family; You have my deepest sympathy. Even though I cannot attend either the wake or funeral because I will be attending a funeral on the West Coast, my thoughts and prayers will be with you then and the days to come. It will get easier with your trust in the Lord.

  16. Alicia John

    Mary and family; I am so sorry for your loss. It was a joy getting to know Rob. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  17. Tim & Anita Kaster

    Mary – We are so sad that Robb died. We enjoyed all the years getting to know him. Our thoughts are with you as you go through this difficult time. Tim & Anita

  18. Gary and Sandy Brophy

    Mary and Family – we are so sorry to hear of Robb’s passing. We sincerely have you in our thoughts and prayers. We remember the daycare days and talking about our yellow labs. The Lord’s glory is with you always. Take care.

  19. Rita Marschel

    Mary – My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Find comfort in knowing that Robb is at peace now and God will give you strength to carry on.

  20. riti sanderson

    To all the Mattson family; our thoughts and prayers are extended to all of you. Robb put up such a battle from the beginning to the end. May the memories of Robb and the friendship of so many people help the family at this saddened time in your lives. God bless all of you.

    Riti and Sandy Sanderson

  21. jayne gilmer

    Mary- I did not know Robb but when I heard this sad news I thought of you and your strength and know you will be comforted by all your friends and family. I haven’t seen or talked to you in so long and sending prayers for all of you during this difficult time.

  22. karl hohenstein

    My sincere sympathy to the Mattson family. May the Lord give you strength and peace during this time of the loss of a loved one.

    God Bless You All,
    Karl Hohenstein


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