Miriam Gustafson, age 79, of St. James died on Friday, October 4, 2013, at Pleasant View Good Samaritan Center in St. James.
Miriam Gustafson, age 87, of St. James died on Friday, October 4, 2013, at Pleasant View Good Samaritan Center in St. James. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Beaver Lake Lutheran Church, 2280 Stillwater Ave., Maplewood, Minn., with Rev. Charlie
Brown and Rev. Kathleen Ulland-Klinkner officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, 2250 St. Anthony Blvd. NE, Minneapolis. You may send the family condolences online at www.sturmfh.com
Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in St. James.
Born May 17, 1934 St. Paul, to Dr. Joel and Ruth Peterson. She fought many years battling Alzheimer's and Lewy Bodies Disease.
Miriam is survived by her husband of 55 years, Rev. Roy Gustafson; four daughters; Cindy Torkelson (Paul) of St. James, Cheryl Trayford (Marvin) of Roeland Park, Kans., Marcia Magnuson (Mike) of Hutchinson, Mary Gustafson of Los Angeles, Calif.; brother Fred (Janet) Peterson of Normal, Ill.; grandchildren, Renee, Annika, Britta, Jon and Tim; and numerous nephew, nieces and cousins.
Preceded in death by her parents; brother Orville and baby brother Peterson.