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Jean M. Mattie

November 19, 2021 | 4 comments

Jean M. Mattie, 82, died peacefully in her sleep on November 8, 2021.

Born Jean Matson to Francis and Edna Matson on August 30, 1939, she spent her formative and young adult years in Viroqua and Janesville Wisconsin respectively, before settling in La Crosse. There she enjoyed employment at the Chat N Chew Café, St Francis Medical Center, Bethany- Riverside and Onalaska Care Center.

Jean enjoyed the home life activities as a prolific baker, cook and knitter. As a lifelong learner she was an avid reader of magazines, cookbooks and fictional books.

Jean is survived by her husband Jerry Mattie. They were married for 53 years.

She is also survived by her children, Cheryl Krueger, Gary and his wife Robin, Linda Kroack, and Eric and his wife Melanie. Grandchildren included, Carson Mattie, Ashlyn Witt, Leah Witt, Joshua Mattie, Allison Mattie, Grace Mattie and Millie Prince.  She was loved by many extended family, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and various other relatives and friends.

We are forever grateful for her love and kindness she expressed throughout the years and will be deeply missed.

The family deeply thanks the Coulee Region Cremation Group for their help and services.

In lieu of a public service, there will be a private get together for the immediate family only. Acknowledgements and condolences can be received at the homestead. Or simple condolences can be expressed at the website of the Coulee Region Cremation Group.



  1. Julie Jean Olson

    My aunt Jean had given me my nickname ” Dena” I will cherish my wonderful memories of her.
    My condolences to Gary, Linda, Eric.,Cheryl, Bobby, Doug & Mary, Rest in peace with your parents, sister’s, brother’s & Brian.🙏

  2. Lisa Flock

    My thoughts and prayers to Jean’s family. I worked with Jean at Bethany Riverside many years ago. She was an amazing person and always made everyone smile. Such a great loss.

  3. Marilyn and Doug Semlar

    We are sorry to hear about Jean.

  4. DJ Harris (Associated teller)

    Sorry for your loss. Remember always asking you where you and Jean were going for supper when you came through the drive at Associated. Know you and family will always keep her close in your hearts.


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