GAYLORD - David W. Gustafson, 82, of Gaylord, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Oak Terrace Health Care Center in Gaylord.
Memorial Service will be 11 a.m., Friday, July 12 at the Creekside Community Church in Arlington. Military Honors will be by the Manthey-Asmus American Legion in Gaylord.
Arrangements are with the Egesdal Funeral Home in Gaylord.
Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the church. Memorials preferred to Gideons International.
David Wesley Gustafson was born on Jan. 3, 1931, in Dawson to Clarence and Mabel (Hanson) Gustafson.
David entered active military service on Nov. 9, 1953, and served in the United States Army Signal Corps. He earned the National Defense Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal (Germany). He was honorably discharged on Nov. 17, 1961.
David is survived by his children, Melanie Carlson of Appleton, Wis., and Jon Gustafson of Belle Plaine; five grandchildren; brothers, Lee Gustafson of Moline, Ill., and Roger Gustafson of Topton, Penn.