In memory of
David Ray Gustin
RACINE - David Ray Gustin, age 73, passed away peacefully at Ascension All Saints Hospital on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. A lifetime resident, David was born in Racine on July 25, 1943 to the late Dean and Belva (nee: Elliott) Gustin. On April 14, 1962 in First United Methodist Church, he was united in marriage with Barbara Ann (nee: Jarrett). Following graduation from vocational school, David was employed for many years at Racine Railroad Products. David enjoyed tinkering around with many projects in his garage, as he was very mechanical and could fix most anything. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, going on early morning scooter rides by the lake, and cutting his grass on his riding lawn mower! David was a master of the grill specializing in pig roasts, making beef jerky and homemade sausage. Surviving are his wife, Barbara; children, Steven (Karyn) Gustin, Lynn Gustin and Mary Gustin; grandchildren, Ashley (David Gergen) Gustin, Adrienne (Tony) Johansen, Melinda Taulbee, Carolyn Crusha, Ryan Wilson and Caleb Wilson; 8 great- grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Maxine Cornwell, Dean Gustin, Richard Gustin, Donna Bolin (Davids twin sister) and Ron (Mary) Gustin; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Jean Gustin, Diane Gustin, Charlotte (Marvin) Paul, Pat Raimer, Debbie Jarrett and Raymond Jarrett; longtime friend, Jim Tornoe; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by brothers, Jim and Terry Gustin; sister- in-law, Diane Gustin; and brothers-in-law, Don Cornwell and Duane Jarrett. Funeral services will be heldon Saturday, October 15, 2016, 2016 at 11:00 am in Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home. A luncheon will follow. Visitation will be in the funeral home on Saturday from 9:00 11:00 am. Private interment will take place in West Lawn Memorial Park. Memorials to the American Heart Association has been suggested. A special note of thanks to the wonderful staff at Ascension All Saints Hospital for the compassionate care and support given in Davids time of need - especially the pulmonary team and Dr. Timothy LeSage. Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home & Crematory 4600 County Line Rd. 552-9000 www.draeger-langendorf.com
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