Murray Arthur Gustafson

Murray Arthur Gustafson

August 3, 1926 – February 22, 2015

With sorrow in our hearts we announce the passing of our father Murray. Dad was born on a farm in Gainsborough, Saskatchewan, one of three brothers.

In 1946 he joined the Air Force and married our mother, Dorothy in 1949. We lived all over Canada from Halifax to Whitehorse. He also worked for Canada Manpower in Nelson and was instrumental in finding people jobs.

Dad was active in the Nelson Rod & Gun club and also in the NelsonUnited Church. He also volunteered with Meals on Wheels.

Dad was a kind, generous and happy man. He loved to fish and garden.

He and Mom were married for 60 years and he missed her deeply after she passed away in 2009.

Dad is survived by his children, Valerie, Janet (Brian) and Kris (Elaine), 5 grandchildren, Emily, Kate (Shane), Paul, Jodi and Brad, great grandsons Taylor and Sawyer, plus his brother Dennis (Marg). He will be remembered and missed by many.

Thanks go out to Dr. Cochrane and the staff at the Nelson Medical Clinic, all the 3rd floor staff at KLH and the staff at Mountain Lakes.

A memorial service will be held later in the year.

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