Dorothy Jean “Bosco” Mattson, 71, of Nett Lake passed away Sunday, August 29, 2010, at her residence.


   Dorothy was born on August 6, 1939, in Cloquet, MN, to Rev. Frederick and Ann (Saice) Isham Sr. She grew up in Nett Lake, where she attended elementary school and graduated from Orr High School. She attended business college in Cleveland, Ohio for 2 years. Dorothy was a cook at the Nett Lake school for many years and the ENP cook for the Elders of Nett Lake. Dorothy enjoyed doing leather and bead work, sewing, gardening and loved visiting with people on Facebook. She specially enjoyed time spent with her many grandchildren.


   Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Sara Isham of Nett Lake; brothers, Ira “Pete” (Doris) Isham of Nett Lake; Felix “Lucky” Isham of Nett Lake; Francis “Tuffy” Isham of Cass Lake; and Romaine “Bubba” Isham of Cass Lake; sisters, Linda Isham of Virginia; Sara Isham of Nett Lake; Ramona (Tim) Peterson of Duluth; and Angela (Clarence “Stooge”) Nadeau of Red Lake; 26 grandchildren;19 great-grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Daniel “Joe” Isham and Frederick E. “Ginty” Isham Jr.; sisters, Elva Cadwell, Gwendilyn “Coggie” Shultz, Mary Lou “Jonnie” Boney, Wanda Isham, Phyllis Isham, Judith Isham and Lenore Isham.

     Family services will be held.