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Sally Gustafson

April 24, 1945 February 16, 2019
Sally Gustafson
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Obituary for Sally Gustafson

Sally Ann Gustafson, age 73, passed away peacefully February 16, 2019 at the University Place Hospice House. She was born April 24, 1945 in Snohomish, Washington to Harold and Medora Cooper.

Sally was a 1963 graduate of Puyallup High School. She attended college at Highline Community College. She married her first husband Terri Endsley. Who was in the Navy which took them to Connecticut where they had their son and daughter. They moved back to Washington where Sally began working for an insurance company Raleigh, Mann, and Powell, which spanned 15 years.

Sally is survived by her husband of 37 years, Gerald W Gustafson. Sally and Gerry raised their children on their farm. She loved family BBQ’s, the outdoors and taking walks to the pond with her beautiful border collie, Bear. She had a passion for sheep herding. In her earlier years, you could find Sally competing in Playdays at the Meridian Riding Club arena, trail riding in the mountains, or cutting horses. She liked to sneak a glass of wine and enjoyed taking care of her family and friends.

Her life was a living example of the Bible verse, Ephesians 4:32 – “And be kind and compassionate to one another; forgiving one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ.”
Sally is survived by her brothers Bill (Auri) Harold; her three sons Shaun (Suzanne) Endsley, Rodney (Cathy) Kirkland, Daniel ( Kerri ) Gustafson. Her three daughters Donna (Paul) Martin, Barbara(Chris) Milsom, Carla Fischer (Corey Gile); grandchildren Heather Stearns, Loren Endsley, Jesse Glass, Joshua Glass, Ashley Nunez, Sarah Berry, Tandi King, Caleb Kirkland, Joshua Kirkland, Craig Bruner, Christian Tsikouris, Jamie Milsom, Cameron Gustafson, Wyatt Fields, Kade Miller and Makayla Fischer.

Her father, mother, sister Joan Northfield, and sister in law AnneMarie Cooper preceded her in death.

Please join us celebrating her life Sunday March 17th, 2019, at 2:00 at the Christ Episcopal Church 210 5th St Sw, Puyallup, WA 98371. As an expression of sympathy in lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Franciscan Hospice House at Franciscan Foundation PO Box 1502 Tacoma WA 98401-1502 .

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2:00 PM 3/17/2019 2:00:00 PM
Christ Episcopal Church

210 5th St. SW
Puyallup, WA 98371

Christ Episcopal Church
210 5th St. SW Puyallup 98371 WA
United States

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