KANSAS CITY — Ron Dean Gustafson died at 75 years on Sunday, May 4, 2014.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Arthur and Edith Gustafson; his brothers: Phillip, Duane, and Gary Gustafson; and survived by his brother Jim Gustafson.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Ann (Grandchamp) Gustafson; his daughter, Tiffany Ferrugia and husband Ed of Kearney, MO.; son, Trent and wife Melissa Gustafson of Charlotte, NC.; his grandchildren, Erica Fisk and husband Ray of Carrollton, TX., Hayden Johnson of Kearney, MO., Anna and Marks Gustafson of Charlotte, NC., and one great-granddaughter, Ryan Izabella Fisk of Carrollton, TX.
Ron and Ann were married in Clinton, Iowa. In 1962 they moved to the Orange County area of Southern California where Ron began a career in sales with Navajo Freight Lines. Navajo transferred him to Kansas City, MO. and later he became the vice president of sales with Churchill Truck Lines and retired in 1988.
Ron was cremated and a private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Liberty Hospital Hospice Care, 1134 W. Kansas Street, Liberty, MO. 64069.
Death date: May 4, 2014