Edna J. Mattison

Edna J. Mattison
Edna J. Mattison of Alamo Township passed away Tuesday, January 6, 2009 in Kalamazoo. Mrs. Mattison was born April 26, 1918 in Kalamazoo to William and Alma (Eberhard) Goodhart and was a lifelong resident of the area. Edna was an active member of the Alamo Community Congregational Church, a faithful Detroit Tiger fan, an avid reader, sewer, knitter and euchre player. She enjoyed making clothing for her grandchildren. For many years she volunteered at the Alamo Nursing Home. In 2005 she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Mattison. Surviving are a son and two daughters, Michael (Bonnie) Mattison of Alamo, Pat Wiggins of Milwaukee, Oregon and Judy (Tony) Sanderson of Plainwell; three grandchildren, Brian (Jenn) Mattison, Jeremy (Anne) Sanderson and Rachel Sanderson; three great-grandchildren, Zoey, Tristian and Elizabeth Sanderson; and a sister, Dorothy Howard of Plainwell; many nieces and nephews. Friends may meet with her family from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Friday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday at the Alamo Community Congregational Church, Rev. Richard Larson officiating. Burial will follow at Alamo Center Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Edna may be made to the Alamo Community Congregational Church.
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