Lawrence E. "Gus" Gustason, 82, Liberal, KS, died Wednesday,
April 18, 2012 at his home.
He was born October 9, 1929 in Stevens County, KS, the son of
Edward & Bessie DeCamp Gustason.
He attended school in Stevens County. He was a veteran of the Korean
Conflict, serving in the U S Marines. Following his discharge, he worked at Nash-Finch for five years, was manager of Sherwin-Williams Paint for fifteen years, he owned and operated Down Town Motors until retiring in 1993.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Liberal, KS.
On November 1, 1948, he married Barbara O. Penner at Perryton, TX,
she died August 3, 1981. He married Christine Passmore on
February 16, 1986 at Hugoton, KS, she survives.
Other survivors include one son Raymond "Gus" Gustason and wife
Carla , Liberal, KS; one daughter Teresa Willis and husband Robert,
Goodland, KS; two step-sons, Carlis Passmore and wife Lynda,
Bob Passmore and wife Sandra all of Hugoton, KS;
one step-daughter, Karolyn Schroeder and husband Kim R., Hugoton, KS;
ten grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren. He was preceded
in death by his parents, a brother, a sister and one grandson.
Funeral service will be conducted 10:00 A.M. Saturday at the
First Church of the Nazarene, with Rev. Robert Willis and Pastor
Arlen Ankle presiding.
interment will be in the Liberal Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Miller Mortuary 9 A.M.-8 P.M. Friday, the
family will be receiving and greeting friends 6:30-8 P.M..