Notice in the local newspaper:
Obituary of Roland Gustafson 30 August 1994
Memorial services were 2 Sept 1994 for Roland S. Gustafson, 75, of Arthur at the Faith Lutheran Church in Odebolt. The Rev. Victor Johnson officiated with burial in the Odebolt Cemetery with military honors. Christensen-Ciha Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Gustafson died 30 August 1994 at a Sioux City Hospital. Mr. Gustafson was born 3 Sept 1918 near Alta, the son of Enard and Elizabeth (Olson) Gustafson. A longtime area farmer, he farmed near Ida Grove for four years and then south of Arthur. Mr. Gustafson was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church in Odebolt and McNamara-Moore Post 61, American Legion of Ida Grove. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Survivors include three sisters, Elva Coleman of Storm Lake, Pearl Johansen of Cherokee and Lorraine Thevenot of Odebolt; a brother, Emer Gustafson of Arthur; a sister-in-law, Doris Gustafson of Alta and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Robert and Everett Gustafson; and one sister, Dorothy Godbersen.