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Kenny L. Mattson

August 6, 1968 — November 5, 2019

A gathering of family and friends and a time of visitation for Kenny Lee Mattson, 51, of rural Gilbert, will be 4-7pm Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Gilbert.  Burial will take place in the Gilbert Cemetery.

Kenny died Tuesday, November 5, 2019 as a result of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident in Virginia, Minnesota.

Kenny was born August 6, 1968 in Virginia to Warner and Shelby (Curnow) Mattson.  He was a 1986 graduate of Eveleth High School and later attended Hibbing Vo-Tech for diesel mechanics.

Following his schooling, he worked at Interstate Diesel in Virginia and for Caterpillar in Minneapolis.  Most of his career was spent in the mining industry and was currently employed as a diesel mechanic for Arcelor Mittal. 

Kenny was a member of the Steelworkers Union and was an avid motorcyclist.  He enjoyed hunting and the outdoors, but especially enjoyed time with his canine companion, Cider.

Survivors include his mother, Shelby Mattson of Eveleth; nephew, Craig (Brittany) Mattson; four great nieces and nephews; aunts: Linda Milos and Beverley Angeloni; numerous cousins and friends and his dog, Cider.

He is preceded in death by his father, Warner and brother, Kerry.

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Service Schedule

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home-Gilbert

108 Broadway, Gilbert, MN 55741

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