Rose Marie (Prather) Gustafson
Rose Marie (Prather) Gustafson passed away on November 26, 2016 with her family at her side. She was born on December 24, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois to parents Robert and Georgia Prather. Rose and her beloved husband, Wally, lived for over 50 years in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. In 2009, Rose & Wally moved to Aransas Pass, Texas to live with daughter, Barbara & her husband, Tom Conway. Rose is survived by her daughter, Barbara Conway of Aransas Pass, Bob Gustafson of Crestline, CA, son & daughter-inlaw, Jim & Kim Gustafson, of Colorado Springs, CO, sisters Marion Dykstra, Roni Christiansen, Laurie Raymond, Patty Brown and Charlotte Kimball, brothers, John Prather, Wally Prather, Kenny Prather and Roy Prather. Rose was beloved grandmother to Melissa Gabbert, Seth Gustafson, Jared Gustafson, Teighlor Polendo, Grace Gustafson, Seth Gustafson, great-grandchildren, Jared DeSpain, Kim Glover, Natalie Fry, Adam Fry, Kassidy Cook, James Cook, Sharon Martinez and Zach Wallingsford. A Celebration of Life service was held on November 29, 2016 at her home in Aransas Pass, Texas.