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Darrin Dion Gould

September 16, 1966 ~ March 12, 2020 (age 53)

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Due to the current situation of our community, the Gould Family is tentatively scheduling Darrin’s Celebration of Life.  Please continue to monitor our website for updated service details.  Thank you for your understanding and please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.  Online condolences are encouraged! Cards and memorials may be directed to Mattson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 343 N. Shore Drive, Forest Lake, MN 55025.  Please continue to check back at the service information due to the current health concerns.


Darrin Gould, age 53, of Scandia, Minnesota, passed away on March 12, 2020 at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota with family and loved ones by his side. 

Darrin was born to Walter and Doris on September 16, 1966, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  He attended school in Minneapolis, graduating from Roosevelt High School in 1984. Married Tammy Gunderson in 1997. Darrin loved fishing, hunting with the boys, and vacationing with friends and family.  He was a machinist specializing in high performance engines. He was an incredibly hard working, very driven and knowledgeable machinist who could build a racing engine like no other.   Darrin was also a dedicated volunteer firefighter for Scandia Fire and Rescue.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Walter Gould and Doris Hamilton.  Darrin is survived by wife, Tammy; children, Dain, Devin, Gabriele; brother, Scott (Sharon) Searls; in laws, Greg (Sherrie) Hartmann; brothers-in-law, Tim Gunderson, Toby Gunderson; Darrin’s firefighter family at the Scandia Fire Department; nieces, nephews, other family members and deer friends. 

In lieu of flowers or food, please consider a practical donation or cash to help cover the family’s expenses from this unexpected death.

Currently a Celebration of Darrin’s Life will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at Lakeside Park, Forest Lake.  A continued time of sharing will take place after the service at Vannelli's By The Lake.

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