In Memory of

Barbara McKenzie Gustafson

Full Name: Barbara I. Gustafson
Date of Birth: June 18, 1932
Date of Death: November 3, 2019
November 7, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Henry-Lange Memorial Home Lewistown
Service Information:
November 7, 2019 - 12:00 PM - Henry-Lange Memorial Home Lewistown

Lewistown- Barbara I. McKenzie Gustafson, 87, of Canton and formerly of Lewistown, passed away at 2:26 PM Sunday November 3, 2019 at Graham Hospital in Canton.

She was born June 18, 1932 at Lewistown, the daughter of John and Ida (Nuss) Young. She married Patrick McKenzie on July 28, 1950 at Lewistown. He died October 11, 1997. She later married Robert Gustafson on March 20, 2004 at Princeton, IL. He survives with two sons, John (Kelly) McKenzie of Dunfermline, and Greg (Vanessa) McKenzie of Wentzville, MO; five grandsons, Derik, Bobby, Jesse, Nick, and Brett McKenzie, three great grandchildren, Kullen, Liam, and Everly McKenzie, and one sister, Mary Del Schwartz of Loveland, CO. She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Nancy McKenzie, and one brother, Allen Young.

Barb worked for the probation office at the Fulton County Court House. She was also the book keeper for the family owned gas station in Lewistown. She was a former member of the Lewistown Jr Womens Club, and the Wee Ma Tuk Ladies Golf club.

Services will be held at 12 Noon Thursday at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown with Pastor Shane Smith officiating. Visitation will be held 2 hours prior to services. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. To view Barb’s life tribute video or to send condolences visit

To view video tribute click here.

From: Lorenda SpilkerNov 4 2019 5:28PM
My deepest sympathy to Barbaras family. She was a great lady, always smiling and laughing. Knew you and would speak no matter where u saw her. Lorenda and Alvin Spilker.
From: Teresa ProsserNov 4 2019 8:15PM
We are so sorry about the loss of your Mother.  Our thoughts are with you and your family.

Tom and Teresa Prosser
From: Joan MillerNov 6 2019 7:52PM
I am so sad to hear of Barbs passing. She was a great mentor and friend when my babies started coming. She was a very good neighbor always helping in any way. She will be sadly missed.
From: Kevin & Nancy RobertsNov 11 2019 3:08PM
We are so sorry to hear about Barb's passing.  I really enjoyed working with Barb in the Probation Department and have lots of great memories of her.  You are all in our thoughts and in our prayers.

Nancy and Kevin Roberts

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