Martha E. Mattson 1913-2013

MESOPOTAMIA – Martha E. Mattson, 99, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center.

She was born Aug. 10, 1913, in Washington Township, Pa., the daughter of Sam and Jennie Luoma Maki.

Martha worked for Troy and Berkshire schools and attended Mesopotamia United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Elaine Chittle of Middlefield; her brother, Kaarlo Maki of Jefferson; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Neil Mattson; her son, David Mattson; and two brothers.

A Celebration of Life will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Mesopo-tamia United Methodist Church.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Russell Funeral Service, Middlefield, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.

Burial will be in Welton Cemetery.