Des Moines

David Mattson, 74, passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017, at his home in Des Moines.

David was born January 2, 1943 to Robert and Doris (Marshall) Mattson in Des Moines, Iowa. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Every Saturday night he had a standing date with his daughter Michelle, to go to Prairie Meadows, another favorite past time of his.

David is survived by his daughters, Michelle and Miranda Mattson; grandchildren, Mallory Mattson, Monae Thomas, and Mhiyu Thomas Jr.; great-grandchild, Elayna Thomas; siblings his twin, Richard Mattson, Patricia (Jim) Titus and Roberta Kaplan; and many other loving family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Matthew Mattson; and brother Larry Mattson.

There will be a celebration of life at the Lions Park Shelter, 72nd Street and Aurora Avenue in Urbandale, Iowa on Saturday January 6, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Condolences may be expressed at

Service Details

Saturday, January 6, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Celebration of Life
Lions Park Shelter
72nd Street and Aurora Avenue
Saturday, January 6, 2018
Celebration of Life only
(See above)
Cremation prior to gathering
Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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