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Bernice V. Mattson

December 1, 1916 May 29, 2014
Bernice V. Mattson
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Bernice V. Mattson went home to be with her Lord and Savior on May 29, 2014 with her family by her side. She was born December 1, 1916 in Luck, WI to Olaf and Myrtle Petersen. During her teenage years, she met her lifetime sweetheart, Lawrence Mattson and they were married on March 16, 1935. Together they farmed many acres of land throughout the Polk County Community. Between the two of them they managed to run the farm, do custom machinery, and raise four boys. Bernice had a servants heart and it was evident in her life. She poured out all she had into her family, friends, church and community. Bernice served for many years at St. Peters Church in Luck, WI and was always lending a helping hand. In her years, she also served at the United Pioneer Home. Her family grew far and wide and Bernice loved them all. Upon every visit to her home, you were welcomed with a hug and offered a cookie and coffee. Bernice had a positive attitude and it reflected in life. Her joy was contagious. In her spare time, she went for walks and spent time in her garden. Bernice was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Leland Petersen and Raymond Petersen; sons, Vernon Mattson and Dean Mattson; and granddaughter, Jennifer Mattson. She is survived by her sons, Glenn (Mary) Mattson of Luck, Dwain(Terry) Mattson of Spooner, and Dale (Robin) Mattson of Luck; sister-in-law, Mary Petersen of Arkansas City, OK. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren.Visitation will be held at the Rowe Funeral Home in Luck on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 from 4 to 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at St. Peters Lutheran Church, north Luck, WI on Wednesday, June 4 visitation will begin at the church at 10:00 a.m. followed by the service at 11:00 a.m. Bernice will be laid to rest next to her husband, Lawrence at Haustrup Cemetery following the service. You are invited to return to the church following interment for a lunch with family and friends.An online guestbook is available at . Return to this website for updated information or call the Rowe Funeral Home at 715-472-2444.
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