MATTSON Alfred (Dutchy) 1918 - 2006 Alfred (Dutchy) Mattson passed away peacefully on July 16, 2006. Dutchy was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be sorely missed. Dutchy is survived by Louise, his loving wife of sixty years; his children, Russell (Marilyn), Nancy (Jim) Christie, and Donna (Bob) Needham; and five grandchildren, Larry and Susie Mattson, Matt and Mike Christie and Kim (Chris) Vanneste. Dutchy enjoyed life to the fullest and was happiest camping and fishing at the Kananaskis Lakes, spending time with his family, singing with the Songsters, and his gambling trips to Medicine Hat. Dutchy loved the Bow River Valley, the Mountains and the sunshine. A Celebration of Dutchy's Life will be held at the Ralph Connor Memorial United Church in Canmore on Thursday, July 20, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. A reception will follow at the Creekside Seniors Center at 2:00 p.m. The family would like to extend sincere thanks to Dr. Lorenz, the nurses at the Canmore Hospital, Canmore EMS and STARS for their excellent care. A special thank you to Dr. Bryson for his very personal and attentive care to Dutchy over the years. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Canmore Cardiac Care, 1100 Hospital Place, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1N2. Arrangements in care of South Calgary Funeral Centre. SOUTH CALGARY FUNERAL CENTRE & CREMATORIUM 12700 Macleod Trail South, Calgary Telephone: 403-297-0711.