Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

Robert D. Gustafson, 68, of Chillicothe died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Chillicothe.

Born June 16, 1949, in Peoria to Vernon and Vera (Holland) Gustafson, he married Lynnita Forsythe May 3, 1993, in Lacon. She survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Ketra (Sean) Whiting of Chillicothe; one stepson, Robert (Kathy) Gess of Chillicothe; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and one brother, John (Jean) Gustafson of Lacon.

He worked for Caterpillar Inc. for 30 years before retiring.

He was a past member of the Sportsman’s Club. He was on a Caterpillar baseball team.

Cremation rites will be accorded. Visitation will be from 5-6 p.m. Saturday at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home. A memorial service will begin at 6 p.m., also at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, and online condolences may be made to the family at www.hurdfamilyfunerals.com.