Dan Gusewelle

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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Homes & Crematory
727 E Bethalto Blvd
Bethalto, IL


HOLIDAY SHORES — Dan E. Gusewelle, 65, of Cottage Hills, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018.

He was born on Aug. 28, 1952, in Alton, Illinois, son of Raymond and LaVerne (Deahl) Gusewelle, both of whom preceded him in death. He married Janet Bomball on March 3, 1973, in Livingston, Illinois. She preceded him in death in 1993.

Dan was a lifetime member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, in Prairietown, Illinois. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, # 1349, in Wood River, as well as a proud Teamster. He enjoyed St. Louis Cardinals, hunting and fishing, and spending time with his family and friends. He was a very proud uncle. Dan was a truck driver for Olin Corporation for 40 years. He was in the Peace Corp in India for two years, as well.

Dan is survived by two siblings, Kathie (Randall) Voyles of Columbia, South Carolina, and Neil (Riesa) Gusewelle of Vilonia, Arizona; a sister-in-law, Wanda (Tom) Gusewelle of Richmond, Virginia; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; a close friend, Sherlyn Becker of Bethalto, and numerous friends.

Along with his parents and wife, he is preceded in death by a brother, Tom Gusewelle, and a sister, Sue Cullison.

Visitation will be on Friday, July 13, 2018, from 9:30 until time of service at 11 a.m. at St. Peters Lutheran Church in Prairietown. Pastor Dale Skeesick will officiate. Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto is in charge of arrangements.

Burial will follow at Prairietown Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Prairietown.

An online condolence and guest book may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.

Published in The Telegraph from July 10 to July 11, 2018
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