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Donald 'Muttie' John Mattson

DULUTH, Minn. - Donald "Muttie" John Mattson, 66, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, after a battle with Parkinson's, with his loving family by his side at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth.

He was born Sept. 24, 1953, in Ironwood, Michigan, to Eino and Delores (Baross) Mattson.

Donald lived in Iron Belt, Wisconsin, and worked for Wayne Nasi Construction for many years. He loved spending time with his family, hunting and doing anything that involved the outdoors. He was an outgoing family man, who was cherished by all that knew him.

Donald was preceded in death by his father, Eino; siblings, Bonnie Brown and Darlene Kokely; and a very close brother-in-law, John Herrala.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Carol; children, Ryan Mattson and Carrie (Eryn) Kirtland; grandchildren, Austin and Kristopher Kirtland; mother, Dolores; siblings, Robert (Donna) Mattson, Bill Mattson and JoAnn Walta; numerous nieces and nephews; and a very close sister-in-law, Cheryl Herrala.

Per Donald's request, there will be no services.