Aurora "Nina" Mattes

March 16, 1937 ~ November 6, 2018 (age 81)


Aurora “Nina” Mattes passed away peacefully on November 6, 2018, at Poets Walk Memory Care Center in Henderson, Nevada.  She was preceded in death by her husband Bernard and son Dennis.

Nina and her husband enjoyed motorcycle riding and belonged to the Honda Gold Wing Club for many years.  They traveled the country and enjoyed many charitable functions. She enjoyed camping and outdoor activities and loved working in her garden.

Nina is survived by her son Randy (Lori) Mattes and granddaughters; Lauren & Kayla Mattes of Long Beach, CA and daughter Debra (Fred) Dalton and grandson Dylan of Henderson, Nevada.  She was blessed to have many extended loving family & friends and will be missed by many.

Memorial Service will be held on Monday December 10, 2018 at 12:40 pm at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Drive, Boulder City, NV.   Celebration of Life Reception following the service  from 2:00pm to 5:00 PM at Desert Willow Golf Course Clubhouse, 2020 West Horizon Ridge Parkway, Henderson, NV 89012. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Nevada State Veterans Home – Mariner Neighborhood.  Family and friends can sign an online memorial guestbook at 



Make check out to: Nevada Veterans Assistance League   or   NVAL     Reference “Mariner” neighborhood on check so donations will go directly to the dementia residence.

Mail check to:

 PO Box 60464

 Boulder City, NV 89006-0464


(702) 332-6741

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Recording of Service


Memorial Service
December 10, 2018

12:40 PM
Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery
1900 Buchanan Blvd
Boulder City, NV 89005


Nevada State Veterans Home - Mariner Neighborhood
PO Box 60464, Boulder City NV 89006
Tel: 1-702-332-6741

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