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Gustafson, Stanley J.
Stanley J. Gustafson, 90, of 817 E. Fourth St. Galesburg, IL died 5:00 PM Sunday February 28, 2010 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.

He was born February 24, 1920 in Galesburg to Henry E. and Edna Cutler Gustafson. He married Chiquette J. Bowles February 25, 1941 in Galesburg. She preceded him in death 1990.

Surviving are many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Phillip Gustafson, Sr. and a sister Mary Langenbahn. He was also preceded in death by a nephew Phillip Gustafson, Jr.

Stanley was a carman for Burlington Northern Railroad for 41 years and retired May 1, 1981. He was a member of the Transportation Communication International Union. He graduated from Galesburg High School in 1939. He was a member of Corpus Christi Church in Galesburg. Stanley liked to travel, sports, fishing, bingo and the gambling boat.

Funeral service will be 10:00 AM Saturday, March 6, 2010 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. Joseph Presley will officiate. Visitation will be 9:00 - 10:00 AM Saturday at the chapel. Burial will be in East Linwood Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to American Heart Association or American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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