Floyd <I>Leonard</I> Gustafson

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Floyd Leonard Gustafson

  • Birth 2 Feb 1899 Wheaton, Traverse County, Minnesota, USA
  • Death 19 Feb 1973 Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
  • Burial Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, USA
  • Plot OC 170
  • Memorial ID 71834777

Gustafson Services Thursday
Funeral services for Floyd Leonard Gustafson, who died Feb. 19, 1973, in Phoenix, Ariz., will be held at 12 noon Thursday at St. Patrick's Church, Estherville, with Father Laurence Burns officiating. Interment will be made in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Estherville.

Rosary will be recited at 8:45 p.m. today (Wednesday) in Fuhrman Funeral Home, Estherivlle.

Mr. Gustafson, 74, died at 11:30 a.m. Monday. His death was attributed to a massive heart attack. He had undergone surgery Thursday.

He was born Feb. 2, 1899, in Wheaton, Minn., to Charles and Alfie Gustafson. He was educated in Minnesota schools and on July 17, 1930, he was married to Beatrice Luksik at Comfrey, Minn.

After marriage they came to Estherville, where he owned and operated the Butterfield Produce Co., since 1931. Later known as Farmer's Egg Co., the business was sold in 1971, when Mr. Gustafson retired.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Alan (Jo Ann) Tostenson and Mrs. Nadine Gudgell, both of Estherville; seven grandchildren, Laura, Cindy, Chuck and Gary Tostenson and Steve, Cathy and Julie Gudgell; and one sister, Mrs. Alga Brubacher, Butterfield, Minn.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

Friends may call at Fuhrman Funeral Home today and until time of services Thursday. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, March 21, 1973)

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  • Added: 22 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71834777
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Floyd Leonard Gustafson (2 Feb 1899–19 Feb 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71834777, citing Saint Patricks Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Merllene (contributor 47157899) .