Gilbert Gustafson, 75, of Stratton, Ont., passed away Monday, Dec. 29, 1997 at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, Man.
Gib was born Nov. 29, 1922 in Tait Township, Ont., where he was raised. On June 8, 1944, Gib was united in marriage to Lenora Kavanagh.
He joined the Canadian Army in 1943 and served overseas from 1945-1946 in Belgium, Holland, and Germany. Upon returning to Canada, Gib and Lenora settled in Dilke Township on the family farm and raised their family. Gib worked with the C.N.R. as a conductor, and as a farmer and carpenter.