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Edward 'Ed' Gustafson dies at 84

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Edward A. Gustafson, 84, formerly of Chesterton, IN, passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014, at Sunnymere in Aurora, IL.

He was born June 23, 1930 in Hammond, IN, the son of the late Albert and Ora (Teagarden) Gustafson.

He graduated from Valparaiso University with a major in Business Administration and a minor in Music. After serving his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, Ed worked for US Steel Gary Works as an Accountant, retiring in 1984. Throughout his life he enjoyed the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, studying the glacial moraines in the area, traveling to Europe and participating in the Do It Yourself Messiah.

Ed is survived by his close friends, William and Diane Homan of Sugar Grove, IL and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, November 29, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., at Graceland Cemetery, 1505 E Morthland Dr., Valparaiso, IN, 46383.

Arrangements by The Healy Chapel, 370 Division Dr., Sugar Grove, IL 60554.


Posted 11/24/2014