Pamela Jean Mattson

Memorial services for Pamela Jean Mattson, 66, Lawrence will be 1 pm, Saturday August 25, 2018, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

She died Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at her home.

Pamela was born September 8, 1951, in Kansas City, MO, the daughter of Maurice Everett and Vera Evelyn Knoepker Gordon.

She graduated from North High School in Wichita, KS in 1969. Pam retired from the city of Lawrence after 19 years in 2001.

Pam was loved by most but liked by all the people she has met throughout her life. She loved all of her grandchildren immensely and would do everything she could for all of them. Her grandkids absolutely adored her and state that she “was and still is the greatest grandma ever!”  We definitely couldn’t have asked for a better mother, grandmother and friend.

She had a great passion for animals and has had numerous cats throughout her wonderful life. Pam loved to travel and has seen many parts of the country and Canada.

Survivors include her sons Shawn Bedient, Andrew (Boni) Mattson; sisters, Patricia Baker, Kathleen (James “Bud”) Wilkes; brothers, Doug (Susan) Gordon, Chuck (Seikiko) Doolittle; grandkids, Michael , Zachary, Lucas, Alexus, T.J. , Kaylee; nieces and nephews, Courtney, Samuel, Rick and Miki.

She is preceded in death by her parents and sister Maurine.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pamela Jean Mattson Memorial Fund, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.

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From Roch Thornton...

Rest well Pam, your journey has been long and your strength challenged many times. We will remember.

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