She was born on October 18, 1947 in Laurium a daughter of the late Otto and Lucille (Dimmer) Stenson.
She graduated from Houghton High School with the class of 1965 and later obtained her nursing degree from St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing in 1969.
On July 18, 1970 she was married to Jim Mattson.
Linda was employed as a registered nurse in the Obstetrics unit at Calumet Public Hospital and Keweenaw Memorial Medical Center in Laurium for 35 years.
Linda enjoyed knitting and could practically do it in her sleep. For many years she knitted hats for the babies born at the hospital.
Her biggest enjoyment was spending time with her children and her beloved grandchildren.
She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Calumet.
She was preceded in death by her parents and daughter in law Connie Mattson.
Surviving are: Husband: Jim Mattson
Daughter: Amy Mattson of Brooklyn Park, MN
3 Sons: John Mattson of Brooklyn Park, MN
Tom (Christy) Mattson of Canton, MI
Dan (Stefanie) Mattson of Mukwonago, WI
7 Grandchildren: Jeremy, Elizabeth and Rachel Mattson of Brooklyn Park, MN
Alex and Allison Mattson of Canton, MI
Brooke and Melissa Mattson of Mukwonago, WI
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday December 27, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet.
Friends may call at the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet on Tuesday December 26, 2017 from 4-8 PM.
Burial will be in the Lake View Cemetery.
Online condolences can be left for the family at www.ericksoncrowleypeterson.com.