In Memoriam: Ruby H. Mattison (April 12, 1927 – Oct. 29, 2021)

November 2021 Posted in Obituary

Ruby H. Mattison passed away on Oct. 29, 2021 of cancer. She was born on April 12, 1927 in North Dakota. She moved with her parents, Knute and Lila Peterson, and her eight siblings to Hubbard, Oregon in the 1930s. In May of 1946, she married Victor Mattison, who preceded her in death.

In 1956, the couple moved to their home in Evans Valley, where they lived for 52 years.

She loved camping, fishing, family gatherings, neighbors, and friends.

She is survived by her four children: Dennis (Mary) Tucson, Arizona; Larry (Pam) Union, Oregon; Rhonda (Pierre), Montreal, Canada; and Greg (Joanne), Silverton, Oregon; her 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren, whom she adored.

The Mattison family wishes to thank Dr. Blount and Davenport Place for the loving care they provided Ruby.

No public service will be held. The burial will take place at Belle Passe cemetery in Woodburn, Oregon.

A celebration of life gathering will be held for her in the summer of 2022, details to follow.

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