Jason R. Mattson, 35

Jason R. Mattson, age 35, of Waverly, passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at the Marie Steiner Kelting Hospice House in Chaska.

He was born Sept. 1, 1978, in Waconia, the son of Robert and Diane (Herding) Mattson.

Jason was united in marriage to Angela Barber Oct. 8, 2005, in Delano.

An avid motorcycle rider, Jason enjoying time out on his Harley. He had a great bond with his two dogs, they meant a lot to him. Jason cherished his driveway time with family and friends. He loved to go out and hunt whenever he had a chance.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ray and Eva Mattson, and Louis Herding.

Jason is survived by his loving family: wife Angela; parents Bob and Diane Mattson of Delano; brothers and sisters-in-law Jeremy and Shannon Mattson of Glencoe, and Travis and Cady Mattson of Medina; grandmother Susanna Herding of Hankinson, ND; mother-in-law Sharon Barber of Delano; father-in-law Burton Barber of Hoyt Lakes; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Anne and William Chadwick of Delano, Tony Barber of Cokato, David and Laura Barber of Dayton, Donna and Michael Garrett of Delano; nieces and nephews Luke, Josef and Samantha Mattson, Lillian, Adela and Peter Mattson, Cory and Kyle Chadwick, and Olivia and Vanessa Garrett; godchildren Adela Mattson and Aubrey Barnes; aunts; uncles; and other relatives and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial took place Friday, Dec. 6 at 11:30 a.m. at The Church of St. Peter in Delano with Father Paul Kammen as celebrant of the Mass. There was visitation from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass at the church. Interment was at the Delano Public Cemetery.

Casket bearers were Travis Mattson, Jeremy Mattson, Jesse Barnes, Blake Habisch, Troy Barthel, and Sam Pany.

Arrangements were with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; www.johnsonfh.com.

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