The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

December 5, 2012

John ‘Kyle’ Gustafson

Clinton Herald

KILLBUCK, Ohio — Oct. 29, 1967 - Dec. 1, 2012

John “Kyle” Gustafson joined his grandparents Mary Alice and Lincoln Reinhardt, Emil and Evelyn  Gustafson and Adeline “Tutu” Speaker on December 1, 2012.  According to his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded.

Visitation will be 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, at Lemke Funeral Home, 2610 Manufacturing Drive. A private graveside service will follow.

Kyle was a beloved husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend.  Kyle leaves behind his wife Kayla and daughter Adison of Killbuck, Ohio; parents Bernadette Petersen and Rick and Sandi Gustafson, all of Clinton, Iowa;  siblings Lori Gustafson, Cory Petersen, Mark (Beth) Petersen, Scott (Alexa) Petersen, Amanda (Dan) Norfleet, Daniel (Jamee) Mullen; nieces Brittany (Ryan) Dennis, Ashley Dennis; great-nephew Kyro Blake and many other nieces and nephews as well as his first wife, Sandy.

Kyle was born on October 29, 1967 in Clinton, Iowa. After attending school in Clinton, Iowa, Kyle moved to Fort Worth, Texas where he worked as a truck driver for several years. He then moved to Killbuck, Ohio where he has lived and worked since 2006.

He will be remembered for his big heart, great hugs and fierce sense of loyalty…and awesome tattoos.

Kyle is loved by all who knew him and can still put a smile on anyone’s face. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.  Kyle will be a Dallas Cowboy hater for all time.

Memorials can be established for an educational  fund for his daughter, Adison Gustafson, at the Chemical Credit Union.  

Death date: Dec. 1, 2012