Shawn Alan Gustafson
Shawn Alan Gustafson
  • January 16, 1965 - January 13, 2015
  • Rock Island, Illinois

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Shawn Alan Gustafson, age 49 of Rock Island, died Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at his residence at Watch Hill Tower, Rock Island.

Graveside services will take place at the interment chapel of Chippiannock Cemetery, 2901 12th Street, Rock Island at 11:00 am on Tuesday, January 20, where interment will follow. Hodgson Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Shawn was born on February 15, 1965 in Rock Island, the son of Ronald and Sharyn (Meanor) Gustafson. He served in the U.S. Navy. Shawn worked locally as an electrician for several years. In his free time he enjoyed watching football and baseball with his buddy, Ray Conklin, spending time with his kids and family, and watching Jeopardy.

Survivors (and spouses) include his parents, Ronald Gustafson, and Sharyn (Keith) Wilson, both of Arizona; children, Shawn A. Gustafson, Jr., Scotland, U.K., Dustin, Bettendorf; longtime companion Crystal Silk and their children, Michael, Alex, and Amanda Gustafson, all of Rock Island; stepson, Jonny Silk; brothers, Ronald Gustafson and Brad Gustafson, Moline, sister, Cathy Gustafson, Silvis; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Gustafson was preceded in death by a brother, Keith Chandler.

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