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Thomas Steikar Mattson

October 29, 1933 April 18, 2016
Thomas Steikar Mattson
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Thomas Steikar Mattson, passed away peacefully April 18, 2016 at Story Point Assisted Living in Grand Ledge, MI. He was born October 29, 1933 in Newberry, MI, son of Harry and Esther (Steikar) Mattson. Tom graduated from MSU with a Bachelors and Masters degrees in education. Tom was retired from the Lansing Public Schools with 32 years of service as teacher, and principal at Kendon and Lyons Elementary and Assistant Principal Sexton High School. He also served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Eaton County Retired Teachers Assoc.; member of Luther League II; member of Cole-Briggs Post 48 American Legion; former member of Grace Lutheran Church and member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Grand Ledge, where he served on the church councils.
Tom is survived by his wife of 59 years, Elaine, daughters Valerie Kim Duncan and Cheryl Ann Mattson; four grandchildren: Matthew and Kaitlin Duncan, Benjamin and Shannah Porter; brothers Gerald (Valma) Mattson and James (Lavina) Mattson; many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents, sister Ruth Kriko and son-in-law Brent Duncan.

A Memorial Service will be held Friday, April 22, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 517 S. Clinton St., Grand Ledge, with Pastor Chuck Foerster officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time. A luncheon will be served immediately following the service. For those wishing, memorial donations made to Heartland Hospice or Immanuel Lutheran Church will be greatly appreciated. Online condolences may be shared at www.petersandmurrayfuneralhome.com.

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Immanuel Lutheran Church

517 S. Clinton Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Immanuel Lutheran Church
517 S. Clinton Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

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Immanuel Lutheran Church

517 S. Clinton Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Immanuel Lutheran Church
517 S. Clinton Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States
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