MATTSON, MIRIAM, age 97, a longtime resident of Royal Oak, died January 11, 2015. She was born August 12, 1917 in Duluth, Minnesota. Mrs. Mattson was a cafeteria worker in the Royal Oak Public Schools for many years and a 60 year member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Royal Oak. Surviving are her children, Charles (Becky) Mattson of Redland, Calif., Mary Jo (Robert) Mayer of Troy and James (Linda) Mattson of Apache Junction, Ariz.; sister, Josephine Cappel of Columbus, Ohio; five grandchildren and several great and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ragner, in 1994; by her parents, Charles and Lempi Raisanen; and by several siblings. Visitation Thursday 2-8 p.m. Service Friday 11 a.m. at the Kinsey-Garrett Funeral Home, 420 South Lafayette, Royal Oak. Burial, White Chapel Cemetery. Memorials suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association. www.kinsey-garrett.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Jan. 15, 2015+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View guest book What will you miss most about Miriam Mattson? Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Miriam Mattson Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Miriam Mattson Add a photo +