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Alvin Gustafson

Alvin Rudolph Gustafson

Monday, November 7th, 1932 - Sunday, December 6th, 2020
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Obituary

GUSTAFSON: Alvin “Al”. It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Al at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at the age of 88 years. Left to mourn his passing are his beloved wife and soul mate of 65 years, Josie; son Curtis and grandchildren Paige, Jesse and Cory; daughter Sharon (Craig) Forsythe and grandchildren Amber (Aaron) Brown and Chase (Savannah) Forsythe and great granddaughters Georgia and Braeya; sisters Emilie of Regina, SK and Vivian (Reg) Shortt of Barrie, ON and their families. Al was predeceased by his parents Bert and Gudrun Gustafson and sisters Janet Watson and Bernice Gustafson. Al was employed by Beaver Lumber in Erickson before transferring to Decker, MB as manager of the Lumber Company. Three years later, he made the move to Brandon and was employed by McLeods; when a good lead came in, he applied at Canadian Tire and was hired. He had been employed at Canadian Tire for 30 years when he retired, returning to work part-time for another 5 years. Al loved to golf, curl, play ball and play cards. The family will cherish Al’s memory privately. Donations in memory of Al may be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church, 114 Ashgrove Blvd, Brandon, MB R7B 1E1.
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Brian Paterson

Posted at 01:39pm
Dear Josie & family, sorry to hear of Al's passing. Leita & I extend our condolences to the family. Al was always pleasant to meet on the street. He always had a smile on his face. He was a true gentleman. Memories are for thinking of the good times you experienced with him. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
GK

Grant Kirkup

Posted at 06:07pm
Josie Curtis, and Sharon ... Sometimes there are just no words that can truly express how sorry we are for the loss of your dear husband and father. My many fond memories of Al are strong; many times thinking of my days working with him at Canadian Tire #286. Al was always kind and thoughtful to me. We shared many good times together. I recall one conversation especially well; he was departing work . The day was November 7th, 1978. As he departed for the day he said something like "If you and Sandy are going to have your first baby on my birthday you better hurry up!" At 11:57:20 pm on November 7th our first son was born. I recall thinking of Al as I looked at the clock. We barely made it...with less than three minutes to spare! So each November 7th since I think of Al. He was an exceptional guy in so many ways!!! My deepest sympathy.

Marge Fischer

Posted at 01:51pm
Condolences to Josie and family Al was a great friend Ed Oshust and Marge Fischer
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Brian Hominick

Posted at 08:39am
Josie Curtis and Sharon my deepest condolences on the passing of your father. Brian Hominick
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Richard Schraeder

Posted at 11:52am
Sincere condolences to the family on the passing of Al. Reminiscing the times together at Canadian Tire. Richard Schraeder & Delma Cochrane
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