from Tuesday, August 22 Central Oregonian

Fern Lillian Gust

Fern Lillian Gust of Dexter died on Friday, August 18. She was 82 years old.

Mrs. Gust was born in Amery, Wis. on August 30, 1917, the daughter of Eddie 
and Petra Johnson.

One June 5, 1938, she married Lorne Gust in Amery, Wis.. She spent her life 
as a homemaker. She enjoyed quilting and fishing. She was involved in a variety 
of church activities at the New Life Lutheran Church in Florence.

Prior to living in Dexter she was a long time Central Oregon resident having 
made her home in the Florence area.

Survivors include her daughters, Phyllis McAdoo of Veneta, Beverly Hunt of 
Florence and Barbara Gust of Creswell; her sons, Orville Gust of Forest 
Grove, Robert Gust of Yreka, Cal.. and Roy Gust of Corvallis; her brother 
Perry Johnson of Dresser, Wis.; her sisters, Elsie Anderson of Maplewood, 
Minn., Ilene of Minneapolis and Joyce Olson of New Richmond , Wis.; 11 
grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1999.

Donations may be made in her memory to a charity of choice.

The funeral was held Saturday, August 19 at the Musgrove Family Mortuary. A 
committal followed at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.