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Washburn High School

Class of 1956 - In Memory Of

George B. Gustafson

George B. Gustafson, age 62, resident of Brainerd, formerly of Waverly, died peacefully while watching the sun come up over the lake at his home in Brainerd with his family beside him on September 30th after a one year battle with cancer.

George is survived by wife, Beverly; daughters, Julie (Dave) Embry, Mound, Donna (Casey) Gustafson, and Debbie Gustafson, Tucson, AZ; sons, Gary and Gordon Gustafson, Montrose; sisters, Gail (Kent) McLaughlin & Marlene (Ed) LaFave. Extended family, Alan Ruter, Mpls., Donna & Chester Pittman, Kansas City, MO, Curtis Ruter, Alexandria, MN, and Robert Ruter, Pine City, MN.

George was preceded in death by his mother and father; and two baby boys. George was born on February 5, 1938. He served in the U.S. Marine Reserves for 2 yrs. Journeyman and master Electrician for 35 years and owner of Waverly Electric for 9 yrs. Graduate of Dunwoody Inst. and Washburn High School. Altar boy at Lyn Hearst Congregational Church. George was a fun loving person and always had a smile to share.

Open house at 11:00 AM, Saturday, October 7, at Gustafson's residence in Brainerd, 4075 CR 23 SE.

Nelson-Doran, Brainerd 218-829-4755 published Oct 04, 2000

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