Donald W. Gustafson of Naples, FL, formerly of Hastings, died Tuesday, August 12, 2014 in Naples.
Donald was born March 22, 1927 in Minneapolis to Edward and Frances (Larson) Gustafson. A graduate of Cannon Falls High School, as a young man, he lived in the Vasa area. Don married Marilyn Bergman on December 6, 1953 and worked as a real estate developer for many years.
Donald is survived by daughter Paula Gustafson of Mesa, AZ, and his son Cory (Cheryl) Gustafson of Naples, FL.; grandchildren Daniel (Kari) Gustafson and Laura (Eric) Nitti; great grandchildren Ryah and Neko Gustafson and Marissa Nitti; sisters Sharyn (Sterling) Sorenson, Joann Johnson and Carole (Conrad) Lindell.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Marilyn and son Craig.
The Funeral Service, officiated by Rev. Doug Duin, was held Monday, August 18, at Our Saviour's Ev. Lutheran Church, 400 West Ninth Street, Hastings. Interment followed in Lakeside Cemetery, Hastings. The pallbearers were Daniel Gustafson, Laura Nitti, Eric Nitti, Doug Bergman, Ryan Bergman and Meghan Bergman.
Arrangements by Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings. www.caturia-smidtfh.com.