HIRAM DEVAN GUSTAFSONHiram DeVan Gustafson, 94, of Clearbrook, Minn.
Hiram DeVan Gustafson, 94, of Clearbrook, Minn., passed away Feb. 3, 2014 at Neilson Nursing Home in Bemidji, Minn.
Hiram was born Jan. 5, 1921 in Gonvick, Minn., to Charles and Gurina Gustafson.
He graduated from Gonvick High School and attended the University of Minnesota. He and his family moved to Duluth in 1954 where he was employed by Lakehead Pipeline of Superior Wis., until he retired. After retiring, he and his wife Lavone moved to their cabin on Crane Lake for a number of years after which they lived in Florida, Boise, Idaho, Brainerd, Minn., and finally back to Clearbrook.
He was preceded in death by his wife Lavone; son DeVan Charles Gustafson; and his parents Charles and Gurina.
Hiram is survived by sons Stuart Gustafson of LaConner, Wash., Marcus Gustafson of Edina, Minn.; daughters Diane (Robert) Meierhoff of Duluth, Sandra (Fred) Anderson of Gordon, Wis.; sister Margorie Rupp, Maryland; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE: will be held in the spring.