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Clarkston, WA | 99403
509-758-2556
3521 7th Street
Lewiston, ID | 83501
208-743-9464

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Obituary for Mahlon "Matt" Mathison

Mahlon Bernard "Matt" Mathison passed away Monday, June 4, 2018.

He was born Feb. 5, 1932, in Potlatch, to Frances and Alvin Mathison. He lived in Deary and later lived in Scappoose, Ore. Then he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He started working for Potlatch Forests Inc. in 1956, and retired from there in 1994.

He married Gwendolyn Sartain (deceased) in 1956. They would later divorce. They had three children, Richard (deceased), and he is survived by Elaine Rivera and Alice Schulte. He also is survived by eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

In 1982, he married Nugget Elaine Daniels Blane. They enjoyed being married for 30 years, until her passing in 2012.

As our father has requested, there will be no formal service. However, should you wish to pay respects to his daughters, we shall be at his home, open to those that wish to come by between 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday and say some kind words in remembrance of him.
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