Mitch MattsonI am a Veteran.

of Lubbock, TX

January 8, 1954 - April 1, 2021

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Mitch Matt Mattson of Lubbock passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at the age of 67. He was born January 8, 1954 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Robert and Lois (Slone) Mattson. At a young age the family moved to San Antonio where he grew up. After graduation, Mitch was drafted into the United States Air Force where he became a surgical technician and continued in that field after his four years of service. In 1991, he moved to Lubbock where he worked at University Medical Center as a buyer for the operating room. He was a member of First United Methodist Church

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 19 years, Debbie; children, Nikoah Thornton and husband Brian of Abu Dhabi, Tasha Perkins and husband Chase of Lubbock, and Capri Jackson and wife Alicia of Denver, Colorado; four grandchildren, Kai and Jude Thornton and Chyane and Jasmine Coalson; sister, Michelle Ziche and husband Bill of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; nieces and nephews, Ryan (Alyssa) Ziche and their daughter Addison, Allison (Ben) Bartels and their son Lucas, and Austin (Laura) Ziche. Mitch also leaves behind his five furry babies.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two siblings.

A going away part for Mitch will be at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, April 8, 2021 at their home. You can message Debbie for her address and any details. You are welcome to come and go or come and stay. The family will provide brisket and rinks, please bring side(s) or desserts. Come celebrate his life! By the way: you will be greeted and loved by their 5 sweet furry babies (dogs).

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10 Condolence(s)
Linda Wells
Lubbock, TX
Thursday, April 8, 2021

My deepest heart felt emotion flows out to you Deb! I am grateful for the blessings and memories I have got to experience knowing Mitch! His demeanor was of love and goodness and that just flowed from him and how awesome to have been able to experience his life!
My prayers continue to go out, he will be sincerely missed!

Mamie Hurt
Lubbock, TX
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Oh Debbie. I remember many years
of friendship. How sad to lose Mitch after such a long hard fight.
Mitch was such a positive person
So much fun .

We have missed you both in this difficult time
Time of separation. Love to you and
the girls.

Robert Simmons
Lubbock, TX
Sunday, April 4, 2021

Only the good die young! You will be missed Mitch.

Dianne Mattson Arvin
Saturday, April 3, 2021

Such a wonderful nephew. Mitch, was kind and gentle as a young child. Always there for you no matter what the situation. I just wish we had been able to get together would have loved to have seen him.

Janice Gilmore
Lubbock, TX
Saturday, April 3, 2021

My deepest sympathy to the family!
I especially want to send loving thoughts and
hugs to his 2 biological children, Keith Mattson
and Natalie Guerra, who grew up with him as
their dad. He adored and loved them greatly!

May your heart and soul find peace and comfort!

Nell Rhodes Revier
Lubbock, TX
Saturday, April 3, 2021

My prayers of comfort are for the family of Mitch.

Gay Lynn Lee
Saturday, April 3, 2021

I will always have fond memories of Mitch, he was such a kind man. I remember being at work and seeing Debbie go from I like to I love. Mitch was a light in her life! I will miss his smile,humor, and his warm welcoming personality.
Gay Lynn Lee

Brad and Ellen Cotton
Lubbock, TX
Friday, April 2, 2021

We can’t believe you are gone. You were such a wonderful man, so funny and so full of life. We love you!

Fran Ogden
Lubbock, TX
Friday, April 2, 2021

I will truly miss Mitch we spent a lot of time outsides just talk
Time talking outside sw I know he’s in a better place my love and thoughts are with Deb and family

Frank and Sharon McInroe
Lubbock, TX
Friday, April 2, 2021

We will continue to miss Mitch!
I can see him in my mind working in the front
He always had Christmas Decorations in the front y