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Herbert William Gustison

November 25, 1920 ~ February 28, 2019 (age 98)



   Herbert W. Gustison, 98, of Quincy, died Thursday (February, 28, 2019) at the home of his daughter in Maple Grove, Minnesota.
  Born November 25, 1920, Herb was the tenth child of the late Charles and Mamie (Waldhaus) Gustison.  He married Jenny Lind Tenk on June 2, 1945 in Hannibal, Missouri.  She preceded him in death on April 1, 2013.

  Herb was a World War II veteran, serving as a Marine in the Pacific Theater from 1941-1945.  Returning from the war, he worked as the manager of the shoe department at Block and Kuhl Department Store.  He later was a salesman at Heintz & Hurley Shoes until he became a postman at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy. 

  Herb had been a member of Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ, Herman Masonic Lodge No. 39, Quincy Consistory, Ansar Shrine Temple of Springfield, Quincy Shrine Club and was a Worthy Patron in Alpha Chapter 109 Order of Eastern Star.  He was a very active and long-time member of South Side Boat Club having participated on their rowing teams in the 30's and 40's and was a long-time member of the Twin Oaks Club.

   Survivors include his children, Steven (Lynn) Gustison of Georgetown, TX and Kathleen (Gerald) Schlueter of Maple Grove, MN; four grandchildren, Trenton (Kelle) Schlueter of Quincy, Shannon (Joseph) Payne of Coon Rapids, MN, Steven (Jessica) Gustison, Jr of Elk Grove, CA and Brian (Heather) Gustison of Georgetown, TX;  eleven great-grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews.

  In addition to his parents, Herb was preceded in death by his wife, Jenny; three sisters, Hazel Bozarth, Marie Porter and Lillian Rice; and seven brothers, Earl, Harold, Lester, Ray, Edward, Emmet and Timothy Gustison.

  Funeral Services will be held Wednesday morning at 10:30 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Matthew Hunt officiating.  Burial with Military Honors by the U. S. Marine Corps  Funeral Honors Detail will be in Greenmount Cemetery.  

  Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 and Wednesday morning from 10:00    until the time of services at the funeral home.

  Memorials may be made to the Illinois Veterans Home Activity Fund

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