Timothy Gustafson
1945 - 2021
BORN
1945
DIED
2021
Timothy Gustafson
Born: September 12, 1945 in Rockford, IL
Died: May 1, 2021 in DeKalb, IL
Timothy Russell Gustafson, 75, of Sycamore died Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Pine Acres Care Center in DeKalb. He was born Sept 12, 1945 in Rockford, IL the son of Russell and Dorothy (Glomp) Gustafson. He married Cheryl Nelson on August 14, 1973 in Rockford. Tim worked as a carpenter all of his working life. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and a member of Muskies Inc, Flatlander Chapter in Rockford. Tim also was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl of Sycamore; two children, Christopher Gustafson of Rockford, Elizabeth Eau Clarire of Loves Park; granddaughter, Abigail Selfonover; siblings, Tom (Rita) Gustafson of Sun City, AZ, Jim (Andrea) Gustafson of Rockford, Pete (Cindi) Gustafson of Belvidere; two nieces and six nephews; cousin, John Pfau of Rockford; long-time friend, Chuck Claybaugh.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Mark Gustafson.
Celebration of life will be help in Phelps, Wisconsin.
Arrangements by Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., Quiram Sycamore Chapel.
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Published by Daily-Chronicle from May 3 to May 4, 2021.
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I am so very sorry to learn of Tim's passing. You took loving and tender care of him for a very long time. I'm aware of the toll that can take on a caregiver... including the grieving that one goes through long before life's essence disappears. Bless you, and may your memories of the better times replace some of the more difficult ones, Sherry.
Jean Bjorn
May 10, 2021
Tim was such a special guy! He was so fun to be around and always had a wonderful story to tell!! You always had a great time when you were visiting with Tim and Sherry! Love to all his family!
Bob and Diane Hammon
May 7, 2021
Ron and I are very sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers
Marilyn Rood
May 4, 2021
Tim and I met when we were in 2nd. grade.We became best friends. We staid buddies and had many good times fishing and hunting and just being friends. I will miss my best friend.
Chuck
Friend
May 3, 2021