January 31, 1951November 2, 2018

Betty Mattison

January 31, 1951 – November 2, 2018

Celebrating the life and laughter of Betty Mattison

Betty Marshall was born in St. Louis, MO, moved with her parents to Denver, CO where she graduated from high school. She relocated to Chicago, IL to begin her 20-year career as United Airlines flight attendant. After transferring to LAX in 1973, she enjoyed many years flying the Honolulu, HI route. She married her husband, Paul Mattison, in 1974, and gave birth to her only child, Brian in 1979. She retired in 1986 to focus her energy on her family, and they later moved north to Placer county. There she had a nearly 22-year second career as an administrative assistant for a commercial property management company.

Betty was quick to find humor in any circumstance, and her sarcastic wit quickly had everyone around her smiling. She was silly, yet sincere and a valued friend and confidant to many. She enjoyed the Bunco gals, her many friends, a good vodka tonic, singing at the top of her lungs in her car with her grandchildren, and grooving to Mama Mia. Betty’s greatest joy was time with her granddaughters, Hailee and Breeauna. All of her energy was put into making sure they saw the excitement in life, were well-mannered, made good choices, and enjoyed every holiday to its fullest. She’s the Grandma that mailed them a card for every single reason, even though she lived only 15 miles away. She facetimed and texted them every day, and was adamant about cooking dinner for them, instilling family traditions every Sunday. She was the type of Mom and Grandma everyone wishes for. Betty always enjoyed being the cook and was the ultimate host making sure everyone had a drink in hand, a full belly, and a smile on their face.

Betty is survived by her husband Paul, son Brian and his wife Amanda, and her two precious granddaughters, Hailee and Breeauna; her sister Carol, niece and nephews Kathy, Rob, and Tommy.

Services will be scheduled at a later date.



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