Tyler on his last trip with mom to B and N.  He loved going there with all of us.
Tyler Michael Mattsfield
  • 19 years old
  • Date of birth: Oct 28, 1990
  • Place of birth:
    Duluth, Minnesota, United States
  • Date of passing: Apr 19, 2010
  • Place of passing:
    Duluth, Minnesota, United States
Let the memory of Tyler Michael be with us forever
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Tyler Michael Mattsfield, 19, born on October 28, 1990 and passed away on April 19, 2010. We will remember him forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Patrick Johnston on 28th October 2016

"Hey hey Sunshine Man!! I'm sure heaven is
Gotten a lot brighter since you showed up.
All it took was one smile. I miss that smile!!"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 28th October 2016

"Dear Tyler, Today is your 26th bday. What a special day that was 26 years ago! I miss you so much everyday still and I would give anything to have you back with us. Definitely a huge part of me is gone without you. I know you're in heaven and I will see you again. Just hard waiting. Your mama loves you!!!!  HAPPY BIRTHDAY."

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 29th June 2016

"Oh Tyler Michael... I miss you so much.... The other day I saw a young man like you and he had the same big smile and screech of excitement and joy that you always had.... I immediately stopped in my tracks and remembered all the  good times we had together. Still seems unreal that you're no longer here with us. You are SO much a part of our family and what I wouldn't give to see you again! I count my blessings for everyday that we had with you tho and I will see you again all in GODS time. Dance for all of us up in heaven buddy! Your mom loves you and misses you!"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 8th May 2016

"Tyler Michael I thought of You so many times on this Mothers Day.  Looked at your picture several times too. I never quit missing you!  Wish I had you back.... I will see you again.... Love and many kisses. Love mom"

This tribute was added by Jerri Pike on 19th April 2016

"Tyler your always in my heart, and you will always be missed,
you truly were a gift from God, filled with so much Love,
please pass a calming hug on to your mom ,, Love you"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 21st February 2016

"I'm always thinking of you buddy! Missing you more as each day goes by. Love you more than anything.... Mom"

This tribute was added by Jerri Pike on 28th October 2015

"Happy Birthday Sweet Tyler ...

    This time of year always brings such happy memories of the fun
     pumpkin carving birthday parties your mom would have for you...

                       Love an Miss you always... Auntie Jerri"

This tribute was added by Nicki Pike on 28th May 2015

"Hi Tyler Michael ~

I woke up cause my allergies are so bad tonight, first thing I do is check my phone and it was 4:19am. I think of you whenever I see the number 419. Random little moments like that are very special to me. So I wanted to tell you I miss you buddy and think of you always. I love you kiddo"

This tribute was added by Nicki Pike on 19th April 2015

"Hi little cousin!

Thinking of all the happy memories I have of you and your big smile! I can't believe that this year you would be turning 25 years old! I Love and miss you so much and think of you often! Sending auntie Sharon happy thoughts and lots of love too."

This tribute was added by Jerri Pike on 19th April 2015

"Hi Tyler, I still miss your sweet smile an your contagious laugh, thank you again for bringing joy to so many lives,  Love you forever ...
                Love Auntie Jerri <3"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 19th April 2015

"Ohhhh Tyler I know you've heard me say it all either in my prayers or on here and also during the days that I talk to you when thinking of you. I miss you more and more everyday and every year. It doesn't get better and the ache never goes away. You were such a blessing in my life and still are. What I wouldn't give for one more hug, one more of your smiles, one more of your sounds.....  I LOVE you and I'm thinking of you today as I remember 5 yrs ago today when I had to let you go."

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 19th March 2015

"The ache in my heart just never goes away Tyler. I would give anything to have you with me again."

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 21st September 2014

"Tyler Michael I miss you SO much. I've been looking at your pictures a lot lately. Remember how I was ALWAYS taking yours and Luke's pictures. I'm so glad I have those memories! I love you more everyday and wish I could hold you again. ❤️"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 3rd August 2014

"Hi Tyler Michael,

Tyler what can you tell your mom about heaven?  I sure wish we could have that chat. This world you left is such a mess. So many sad things happening everyday. I just know when I get to heaven it's going to be so much better. And of course seeing you and my Lord Jesus will be such a blessing. I love and miss you so much Tyler. Hugs from my arms to yours."

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 24th June 2014

"Just wanted you to know how much I love and miss you buddy!  Thinking of you lots. I know you're happy and that's what keeps your mom going."

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 5th March 2014

"Thinking of you Tyler Michael!  Miss you SO MUCH!  Where did time go?! I remember playing in the yard with you, dancing in the living room to Johnny Horton, our trips to Barnes and Noble, your excitement when Mama came in the door, hearing your laughing, your funny pouty face and SO MANY OTHER THINGS! What I wouldn't give for those days back again!  I miss you SO DANG MUCH!  Love you!!! Ma ma"

This tribute was added by Natalie Jacobson on 14th December 2013

"Hey Ty~ Just thinking about you on this snowy day. I'm at home writing out the rest of my Christmas shopping list and looking out the window thinking thoughts of you. I sure wish I had lived closer so that I could have read you all my favorite books and talked to you about your Big bro and your Little bro. I LOVE Christmas time and rarely got to spend it with you while you were here.....I love you dearly and now I need two favors from you today...Please ask God to hold my sister near him and keep her and my niece healthy through the birth whenever she arrives this next week.  I also need one other favor from you.....could you help point me in the right direction for a Christmas gift for your mom. YOU know the drill.....I shop and you come near to me. WE need to pick out your gift for your mom. I know your in heaven and you don't need to worry about these things.....but your sister does.... I LOVE you very much. Give Jesus a  big hug for me and wish him a Happy early Birthday. Merry Christmas, Ty. Love, your Big sis."

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 11th December 2013

"Tyler Michael Mattsfield your momma is thinking of you right this minute and really missing you as always.  If I could pick up the phone and call heaven I probably would have done it a million times by now. I pray everyday for you still and I know GOD holds you.
I sure love and miss you buddy!!!

Momma!"

This tribute was added by Jerri Pike on 28th October 2013

"Dear Tyler,    Thinking of you today on your Birthday, wishing you were still here,   you gave us so many happy memories an you will always be in my heart an thoughts,  Love you forever Ty . . . .<3"

This tribute was added by shawn jackson on 28th October 2013

"Dear Tyler, Happy 23 rd Birthday, I miss u little buddy. Think about u everyday. U will always be in my heart. Love, your caregiver Shawn"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 28th October 2013

"Tyler Michael Mattsfield..... Today we celebrate your 23rd birthday!  Wow!  Wishing we were all celebrating together but I know you're one of Gods angels now and you celebrate everyday. Your momma LOVES you and misses you!  I remember so many Halloween parties we celebrated with your bday :-) SO MUCH FUN!"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 5th October 2013

"Hi Tyler Michael!  :-) I continue to miss you everyday.  This month would have been your 23rd bday! Wow!  I'm sure you are celebrating in heaven. Know that your ma ma loves you SO much and misses you more and more every day!  You are NEVER far from my mind. :-("

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 31st July 2013

"Dear Tyler Michael,

Ditto to everything your big bro said and I will watch the two of you throw that football! I miss you more everyday kiddo. It just doesn't get easier. Mama loves Tyler!!!"

This tribute was added by Jason (Big Bro) Jacobson on 29th July 2013

"Hey TY!!! Its your Big Bro and i was just sitting at work and thinking about you. I miss you very much and look back every day and wish i could have spent more time with you! You have taught me a lot about life and i always will be grateful for that and want you to know that i cant wait to see you some day and throw the football around! i Love you very much and miss you with all my heart!"

This tribute was added by shawn jackson on 19th April 2013

"Tyler today is your 3 year anniversary, I miss u as much today as the day u passed. love and miss you. Shawn"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 19th April 2013

"Tyler Michael did you send all this snow today in April to make a beautiful day for your ma-ma!? It IS beautiful. I love you buddy and thinking of you lots!  I will see you again!"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 24th February 2013

"Oh Tyler...... your mom sure misses you ALOT! Can't wait until we see each other again!  I LOVE YOU!"

This tribute was added by Lisa Kilgore on 26th December 2012

"Hi Tyler!  We missed your smiling face at Christmas!  I love you!

Your favorite Auntie Lisa"

This tribute was added by shawn jackson on 25th December 2012

"Dear Tyler, Merry Christmas,I sure do miss you buddy. I think about you every day. You are really missed. Shawn"

This tribute was added by Nicki Pike on 6th November 2012

"We missed you at the Halloween party this year! We had the party on your birthday too, that made it even more special than usual. I hope you enjoyed the view from up in Heaven :D  Love and miss you always buddy!

Love,
Cousin Nicki"

This tribute was added by shawn jackson on 28th October 2012

"Tyler today you would be 22,Happy birthday buddy. I will have a piece of cake for u and remember all the fun we had together. I miss everyday! God Bless you. Love your caregiver Shawn"

This tribute was added by Lisa Kilgore on 28th October 2012

"Hi! Ty we are having birthday celebration for you today.  We all love you and miss you everyday!

Love ya lots!

From your favorite Auntie Lisa, Uncle Jamie, and Cousin Aaron."

This tribute was added by shawn jackson on 20th September 2012

"Tyler I still think about u every day. Your brought such happyness to my life. I miss u lots! Cant wait till I see you some day,I will be waiting. Love your friend, Shawn"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 19th September 2012

"Hey Tyler....it sure is a bummer not having you here.  Uggg I hate it. You can come back now. :-(. I love so much. Momma"

This tribute was added by Nicki Pike on 1st August 2012

"Hey Tyler Michael! Your mama and me have been visiting Big Bro and Natalie for over a week and thinking about you lots! We were so upset (especially Mama) when your tree started getting "sick" and almost died but SO happy when Patrick sent us the good news tonight that it's going to survive! Yay! Sending my love up to you as always <3"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 31st July 2012

"Hey Tyler, mom here again.  Thinking of you lots as always.  Looking at pictures of you on my iphone too.   You are so handsome!   Bet you make a handsome angel too!  Love you buddy!

mama"

This tribute was added by Nicki Pike on 15th July 2012

"Hi my little cousin!! Just spent the week in the Dells with your mama and Pat and thinking of you lots! Mama and me decided to stay an extra night so we are having a relaxing girls night before we gotta head back home tomorrow! Love and Miss you always Tyler Michael! Hugs from cousin Nicki coming up to you :)"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 25th June 2012

"Tyler Tyler Tyler ......ahhhhhh..... I have been looking at your pictures today and wishing I had one more minute with you.  Geez life can be hard sometimes.  I miss you so!!!!!   Someday buddy God will bring us back together!  Until then always know your mama loves you so much!"

This tribute was added by Nicki Pike on 3rd June 2012

"Thinking of you Ty!!! Love and Miss you always little cuz :) Sending lots of love up to you from your cousin Nicki! And I hope you're laughing at your goofball mama with us right now ;)"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 11th May 2012

"Hey there buddy, it's taken me awhile to be able to write on here since the two year anniversary.  Sad time for your mom.  I think of you SO often.  Sure wish I could live everyday with you over again.  If only hey...... I love you SO much."

This tribute was added by Emily Kilgore on 19th April 2012

"Thinking of you today Tyler.  We all miss seeing your big smile.  I know that it is shining down on us from heaven today."

This tribute was added by Christy Kilgore on 19th April 2012

"Miss you Tyler on this special day."

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 14th April 2012

"Dear Tyler Michael,
Soon it will be two years since you left us.  Five more days and it will be April 19th.  Ugggg I dread it.  Brings back memories of such a hard day.  I miss you SO much buddy!  I feel your presence around me lately!  That makes me happy but nothing makes up for having you here. I love you more than ever Tyler Michael.  Mama"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 20th March 2012

"Ahhhhhhhh Tyler............................ I miss you so much.  Just wanted you to know that.  Ma ma"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 18th February 2012

"Tyler Tyler Tyler......Thinking of you SO much everyday.  Harder and harder......I love you buddy!   Of course you know that.  A million kisses all over your face just like I always used to do....from here...to heaven and back.  mama"

This tribute was added by shawn jackson on 17th February 2012

"Happy valentines day Tyler,I miss u alot little buddy. a new year,  has started and a day doesn't go by that i don't think about you. Until I see you again. and I know I will see you."

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 12th January 2012

"Tyler TylerTyler.....Do you hear me when I talk to you every morning when I get up?  I hope so.  I'm so thankful I had you for the time that I did.  You will always be one of my greatest gifts!  I wish we were still on our journey together!  I miss you so!  Love ma ma"

This tribute was added by Natalie Jacobson on 25th December 2011

"Merry, Merry Christmas Ty. I can only imagine the party celebration you are having up there with Jesus. I sincerely miss you and your college bouond brother today. :) Sure wish I had the opportunity to spend more Christmases with you...but some day i will. I gave your mom the gift you helped me pick out...thank u for ur sign that day. All my love to you, always. Your sister, Natalie"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 25th December 2011

"Merry Christmas Tyler Michael!  Natalie bought me a present from you and I love it!  We miss you and love you SO much buddy!  As usual I am remembering all the wonderful Christmas's we had with you and your excitment when you saw the tree light up!  :-)  I look forward to our everlasting life in heaven Tyler!  Mom will see you again!"

This tribute was added by shawn jackson on 20th December 2011

"Tyler I been thinking about you alot. On Sun. we played Clue Fx, I remember when we would play with everyone and we always  picked Prince Azure, And I would talk funny when we played and you would smile and laugh when I would do that ,I don't change anything I still play like you we're my partner.  I miss You Tyler. love, Shawn"

This tribute was added by Nicki Pike on 19th December 2011

"Thinking of you and missing you lots Tyler. It's definitely harder for everyone around the Holidays missing the ones who aren't here with us. But I know you are in a better place with no pain and you are watching us from above smiling that huge smile of yours :D Love you little cuz. Stay close to your mama's heart during the holidays, I think that will help her.  <3  Love cousin Nicki"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 7th December 2011

"Good morning Tyler Michael,  Just wanted to say I am thinking of you again as always and wish you were here.  But I know you are in a better place and your mom will see you again!  Love you Tyler Michael!

ma ma"

This tribute was added by Carrie Nelson on 6th December 2011

"Tyler this is such a nice way to remember someone special.  I miss you and think of you daily.  I have your handsome picture posted in the office where I can see your smiling face every day I work.  I know you are in a better place where you are surrounded by beauty.  May God continue to bless you."

This tribute was added by shawn jackson on 6th December 2011

"Tyler  I felt like leaving you a message today. I want you to know I miss you and I know you are looking down on us and smiling. I know you are in Gods hands and are free. I will keep you in my heart always."

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 3rd December 2011

"Tyler Michael Mattsfield.................. as you can see SO many of us are thinking of you!  We miss you and love you more everyday.  Your mama gets totally excited when I read what everyone sends to you.  As Xmas comes this year I will be sending you even more hugs and kisses every day.  I love you Tyler Michael!"

This tribute was added by shawn jackson on 1st December 2011

"Tyler a day never .goes by that I don"t miss your smiling face and how happy you would get when I walked through the door and say Hi buddy. You taught  me so much about life. I am looking forward to seeing you some day. I remember Christmas  this year when I got to spend it with you a few years back. take care tyler, love your caregiver."

This tribute was added by Nicki Pike on 28th November 2011

"P.S. Ever since you flew to Heaven I've been trying to think of an amazing tattoo to get in your memory. It has to be PERFECT though because you are just too special for anything less than perfect....if you can think of something awesome try sending that thought my way buddy :)"

This tribute was added by Nicki Pike on 28th November 2011

"Hi Tyler, I'm a few days late but wanted to say Happy Thanksgiving....I am thankful for the 19 wonderful years you brought to your mama and whole family :) Miss you so much buddy, I can't even imagine how much your sweet mama misses you everyday. You were and are such a BLESSING. I like picturing you flying around in Heaven with no more sickness or pain. I Love You! <3"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 26th November 2011

"Ahhhh Tyler....your mama is always thinking of you.  During this Xmas season I remember so many Christmas's when you would stare for hours at the lights on the tree.  I loved putting up the tree because I knew you would see those lights.  :-)  And you would laugh so hard when we crunched up the wrapping paper!   So we would do it over and over to hear that precious giggle!  Love you buddy!"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 8th November 2011

"Tyler, Tyler, Tyler........You are missed by your ma ma SO much.  I doubt I will ever stop thinking of you everyday!  I know you're happy but it sure doesn't make my days any better.  Sending all my love up to heaven for you buddy!
Love ma ma!"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 29th October 2011

"Dear Tyler,  Well yesterday you would have turned 21.  The tears flowed and the memories were overwhelming.  One of the hardest things GOD has given us to do is to live without those we love when he calls them home. I love you more than you will ever know buddy.  Mom"

This tribute was added by Nicki Pike on 28th October 2011

"Happy Birthday Tyler Michael :) I am thinking of you more than ever today and remembering the fun Halloween Birthday parties we used to have for you. Love and miss you always.

Love,
Cousin Nicki"

This tribute was added by Jerri Pike on 28th October 2011

"Happy Birthday Tyler . . . You are missed so much . . . But I would never give up the joy I got from you . . .You have been a PRECIOUS part of our lives and always will be. . .     I love you always an forever . . . Love auntie Jerri"

This tribute was added by Lisa Kilgore on 27th October 2011

"Hi! Ty I can't believe that you will be 21 tomorrow.  Your Favorite Auntie Lisa and Uncle Jamie miss you everyday!  I hope you do a lot of celebrating tomorrow.    We Love You!  
Uncle Jamie, Auntie Lisa, Cousin Aaron, Max and Marley!!!!!"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 27th October 2011

"Tyler, Tyler, Tyler,  Yes tomorrow is your 21st birthday.  Already bothering me today. How do I celebrate it without you.  ahhhhhhh..... Not good.  I love you buddy!  

Mom"

This tribute was added by Christy Kilgore on 16th October 2011

"Just stopped by to say Hi.  I was also thinking of your birthday coming up.  You were so awesome.  You brought us so much joy.  The halloween parties were your tradition.  I enjoyed them so much."

This tribute was added by Nicki Pike on 15th October 2011

"Thinking of you today Tyler, we had Cam's 5th birthday party and it reminded me of all your Halloween birthdays we had. Missing you lots especially this time of year buddy. Love you. Love cousin Nicki :)"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 4th October 2011

"Hey Ty,  Moms remembering all the pumpkin birthday parties we had for you and Luke over the years in October!  What a blast they were! Sure going to miss you this year on your birthday.  I will love you forever and always.  Here's another candle for you Tyler Michael.  mom"

This tribute was added by Lisa Kilgore on 3rd October 2011

"Good Evening Ty,  I have been thinking about you alot today!  I'm lighting a candle for you tonight!
Love Your Favorite Auntie Lisa"

This tribute was added by Nicki Pike on 3rd October 2011

"Just wanted to light a candle for ya tonight Ty! <3"

This tribute was added by Nicki Pike on 29th September 2011

"Hi Tyler! Just wanted you to know I'm thinking of you today! I read your mom's last post and can't believe you'd be turning 21! Wow! We'll be thinking of you especially on that day :) Love and miss you always buddy"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 24th September 2011

"Hi Ty!  Mom is thinking of you again as always.  We are coming up on your birthday next month.  You would have been 21!  Imagine that .....  you being 21!  I remember that day ....  the day you were born!  What a beautiful day it was!  Love you!"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 18th September 2011

"Hi Tyler Michael!  Thinking of you as always. I love you forever and ever! mom"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 14th September 2011

"Another candle for you buddy! Miss and love you.  mom"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 12th September 2011

"Ty..... me and your little bro, Luke, are sitting here talking about memories of you.  We love you!  
Mom and Luke"

This tribute was added by Nicki Pike on 12th September 2011

"Hi Tyler! Just wanted to say that you're always in my thoughts and in my heart. Your lil cousin Cam'ron loves your old favorite toy that plays music, he plays with it every time he comes to my house and calls it "Tyler's Bear" He thinks about you too :) Love and miss you buddy!"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 12th September 2011

"A candle for you Tyler Michael! I love you!
MOM"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 9th September 2011

"Tyler your mom is thinking of you today and everyday.  I miss you so much buddy!  Another candle is lit for you today!  Hugs and kisses to heaven and back.  Mom"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 4th September 2011

"Tyler..... me and your cousin Nicki are sitting here talking about how awesome you were.  Love and miss you buddy! mom"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 3rd September 2011

"Another candle for one of God's angels.  Love you Ty.  Mom"

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 2nd September 2011

"Just lighting another candle for you buddy!  As always I love and miss you!  Mom"

This tribute was added by Christy Kilgore on 30th August 2011

"I love looking at your pictures Tyler.  You sure are cute."

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 29th August 2011

"Just wanted to light another candle for you today Tyler.  Sending hugs and kisses to heaven.  Mom"

This tribute was added by Lisa Kilgore on 27th August 2011

""Tyler" your Favorite Auntie Lisa loved your great smile and your great laugh.  You were the best at curling your lip when you needed something.  You are missed greatly."

This tribute was added by Christy Kilgore on 26th August 2011

"Tyler, you brought so much love to our lives.  You amazed us everyday with all that you had to teach us.  You will always be missed but we keep you close in our hearts. Love you."

This tribute was added by Sharon Mattsfield on 26th August 2011

"Tyler your ma ma loved you more than anything in this world!  And you loved me back with everything you had to give!  I know GOD is blessing you a million times over now and I will see you again."


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