Monday, December 10, 2018

Mavis Matti, 99, Dodge Center

Mavis A. Matti was born to Lydia and Albert Rossi on Dec. 9, 1918 in Milton Township, Dodge County, Minn. Mavis attended school in West Concord and graduated in 1936. She married Victor Matti in 1938 and they farmed in the Concord area.

Mavis worked at the Mayo Clinic for 23 years.  She retired in 1983.  After retirement, she was a nanny for the Rud family of Mantorville.  

Mavis was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kasson and a past member of the Zwingli Church in Berne. She enjoyed water aerobics and having coffee with her friends from the community. She was a life-long member of the Jolly Neighbors Club.  

Mavis loved music,   especially playing the piano. She enjoyed playing for others at community events, nursing homes and wherever she was asked.

Mavis is survived by Doug and Nancy Matti of Hayfield, Dwayne and Mary Lou Matti of Rochester, DeAnna and Dale Dahle of Kasson, Donna and Dan Kutzler of Dodge Center, 12 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor Matti, and grandson Joe Kutzler.

The funeral service for Mavis will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 301 8th Ave NW, Kasson, with Pastor Nirmala Reinschmidt officiating.  

Visitation will be at the church one hour  prior to the service. Burial will be at the Berne Cemetery at a later date.  

The family prefers memorials be directed to them for distribution according to their wishes.

Dibble Funeral Home & Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be shared at  


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Steele County Times
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Dodge County Independent
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Kasson, MN 55944

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Kasson, MN 55944


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