Obit: Mattila, Victor #2 (1881 - 1964)


Surnames: Mattila, Melendin, Marr, Wilson, Schultz, MacGuire, Blodgett, Garces, Kallio

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 30 Jul 1964

Mattila, Victor (1881 - 26 JUL 1964)

Funeral services for Victor Mattila, 83, who died at his home at Owen (Clark Co., Wis.) Sunday, were held Tuesday afternoon at Owen at Bethany Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Lauri J. Isaacson officiating. Burial was made in Riverside Cemetery.

Mr. Mattila was born in Finland where his marriage to Selma Melendin took place in 1907. In 1909 they came to the United States and settled in Michigan. In 1915 they came to the Owen-Withee area and farmed here for 20 years. After retiring in 1943, the couple lived at Abbotsford for one year, and then returned to Owen.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Mattila is survived by a son, Tovio, Waukegan, Ill.; six daughters, Mrs. Sylvia Marr, Cincinnati, Ohio, Mrs. Lilly Wilson, Abbotsford, Mrs. Elsie Schultz, Curtiss, Mrs. Vieno MacGuire, Burbank, Calif., Mrs. Irga Blodgett, Somerville, N.J., and Mrs. Ina Garces, Milwaukee; 18 grandchildren; and two brothers, Anchi Kallio and Matt Kallio, Waukegan, Ill.



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