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Royce Kevin Mattson

Royce Kevin Mattson

Royce K. Mattson, Mahtowa, MN passed away at home on August 7, 2017. He was born in Cloquet on December 5, 1961. Royce graduated from Cloquet High School, went to Lake Superior College, and worked at USG Interiors for the past 25 years. He was a past member of the Mahtowa volunteer fire department.

Royce was an accomplished bow hunter, and an angler of all seasons and species. His favorite place to fish was Lake Superior winter and summer.

Royce was a very generous man and loved all of his kids and grandkids. He enjoyed every aspect of the outdoors and instilled it into everyone he knows, especially teaching his grandkids the safe way to enjoy four wheeling, fishing and anything else outdoor related. Royce had an almost superhuman knack for finding schools of fish for the grandkids to haul in. He had a special relationship with his deceased father-in-law, Fred Merrill.

Royce was preceded in death by his parents Rudy Mattson and Rachel Mattson. He is survived by and will be forever missed by his wife, Tina; his kids, Derek (MarySue) of Shakopee, Corey (Jennifer) of Winona, Trevor of Duluth, and Brianna of Minneapolis; grandchildren Isaiah, Zachary, Gabriella, and Gavin; brothers, Ronald (Joyce) of Cloquet, Randy (Lucy) of Minneapolis, Russel (Dawn) of Esko.

Visitation will be Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. until the 3:00 p.m. memorial service at Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet. A luncheon will follow in the fellowship room. See the family online guest book at