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Peggy Gustafson

July 9, 1927 — May 7, 2018

Peggy Gustafson, 90, of Wakefield, NE died on Monday, May 7, 2018 at the Wakefield Health Care Center in Wakefield, NE.  Memorial services will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018 at Bressler – Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Wakefield at 10:00 a.m.; Pastor Jill Craig will be officiating.  Burial will be in the Wakefield Cemetery with a luncheon to follow at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Wakefield.  Bressler – Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home of Wakefield is in charge of the arrangements. Peggy was born on July 9, 1927 in Glenwood, IA, the daughter of John and Jessie (Wright) Throckmorton.  At a young age her mother died and they moved to Osceola, NE.  After graduating from High School she attended Wayne State College earning her teaching certificate.  She taught at a country school.  On May 29, 1948, she was united in marriage to Morris Gustafson in Osceola, NE.  To this union four children were born; John, Joel, William and Buffy.  She continued her education and earned her Master’s Degree in Education.  During her years as a teacher she worked in Homer, Emerson and Winnebago.  Peggy was active with the Wakefield Tree Board, active in the Wakefield Library Book Club and the Nebraska Association of the Aging.  She also enjoyed gardening and earned certification as a Master Gardner. Peggy is survived by her sons; John Gustafson of Akron, OH, Joel (Rita) Gustafson of Emerson, NE, William (Donna) Gustafson of Lincoln, NE and a daughter Buffy Gustafson of Wakefield, NE.  She is also survived by eight grandchildren; Thomas Gustafson, Timothy (Janice) Gustafson, David (Christa) Gustafson, Milton “Kalua” Kaululaau, Jonnella Gustafson, Heather (John Tinsley) Gustafson, Heath (Tiffany) Gustafson and Jessica (Griffin) Eby, twenty-one great grandchildren and sister-in-laws; Jean Fischer of Wakefield, NE, Glee Gustafson of Wayne, NE and Jan Throckmorton of Stanton, NE. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Morris, three brothers and four sisters.
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Friday, May 11, 2018

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