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Harry Gustafson 1926—2018
Harry Gustafson, 92, made his final journey home on June 8, 2018. The last of nine children, Harry was born to Carl and Anna Gustafson on April 10, 1926. He grew up in Rockford and graduated from East High School. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. After his discharge Harry entered a sheet metal apprenticeship and worked as a sheet metal journeyman until his retirement. Harry married Merry An Edwardson April 5, 1947. Harry and Merry An lived in Arizona for several years after retirement where Harry enjoyed softball, golf and his stained glass hobby. He is survived by his wife Merry An, sons Gene (LaVaun), Paul, Scott (Pamela), and daughter Kim (Reinhard) Zimmermann, along with eight grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. Our family was abundantly blessed to share 92 wonderful years with a devoted spouse, father, and grandfather!
A family "Life Celebration" will be held at a date yet to be determined.
Published in Rockford Register Star from June 9 to June 12, 2018
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