Jan. 22, 1993-July 19, 2014
PAYNESVILLE - Services for David A. Mattson, 21, of Paynesville, will be at 2 p.m. today at Paynesville Lutheran Church in Paynesville. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Services are entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home in Paynesville. www.hafh.org
David A. Mattson died Saturday, July 19, 2014, after an automobile accident.
David Andrew Mattson was born Jan. 22, 1993, in Fridley to Michael and Michelle (LaBatte) Mattson. He grew up in Eden Valley where he attended elementary school and graduated from Eden Valley Watkins High School in 2011. While in high school David was chosen to participate in the People to People Ambassador Program where he toured Europe. David loved cars, spending time with his friends, cooking, listening to music, playing church league softball, playing basketball and football, and spending summers on the Mattson farm. He was a wonderful father, son, and brother.
Survivors include his children, Bentley Mattson and Sophia Wolbeck; parents, Michael and Michelle Mattson; siblings, Eric, Marissa, and Lindsay Mattson; grandparents, Marvin and Mary Mattson, and Rosanne Mamerow; uncles, Ray (and Lisa) LaBatte, Justin LaBatte, and Marc (and Geri) Mattson; and several cousins.
David was preceded in death by his grandfather, Rueben LaBatte; aunt, Maren Michalski; and great-grandmother, Viva LaBatte.