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Redeemer Lutheran Church
Thursday October 17th, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am

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Funeral Service

Redeemer Lutheran Church
Thursday October 17th, 2019

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Carl Peter Mathiason

Funeral Service for Carl Mathiason will be held at 11am on Thursday (10/17) at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 191 Water St, Alden MN. Rev. Kristi Mitchell will officiate. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Carlston Cemetery, rural Alden. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Carl Peter Mathiason passed away on October 11, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.

He was born on February 11, 1950 in Albert Lea to Arnold and Stella (Selland) Mathiason. Carl grew up on the family farm in Alden. He graduated in 1968 from Freeborn High School in Freeborn, MN. He graduated with Distinctive Honors from the University of Minnesota in 1972 with a Civil Engineering degree. After college, Carl worked in many different places including: South Africa, Brazil, Mexico, New Mexico, Georgia, New Jersey, and Wayzata, MN. In 2005, he moved back to Alden and continued his career. 

Carl enjoyed smoking all different kinds of foods and loved to cook. He loved watching any and all sports. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. 

Carl is survived by his son Brett (Heidi); grandchildren Max and Kane; aunts Dagmar Jacobson and Ardis Mathiason; many cousins, relatives and friends. 

He is preceded in death by his parents and infant sister Shirley Ann Marie.

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I just heard about Carl's passing. He was a close college and post-college friend and was the best man at my wedding in 1971. I lost touch with Carl after we both moved away from Minnesota, but have thought about him off and on since then. Carl was a true, trustworthy friend who could be counted on for help when you needed it. May he rest in peace.

Bruce Harriman Jan 18 2020 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy, Brett and family. I did not see your dad often, but he was the kind of friend that we could just pick up a conversation as though we had talked a day or two before. I will miss him.

Jeanie Johannsen Thisius Oct 17 2019 12:00 AM

My sympathies to Carl's family. We were classmates at Freeborn.

Suzanne Thompson Oct 17 2019 12:00 AM

A SPATHIPHYLLUM was ordered on October 16, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Oct 16 2019 12:00 AM