Memorial Service to be held on: March 9th 2024 Visitation 11am-1pm Funeral Immediately following Visitation Bethesda Lutheran Church 204 5th St Carlton Mn 55718
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Chad Stephan Gustafson

March 17, 1984 – February 18, 2024

Chad Stephan Gustafson (March 17, 1984 – February 18, 2024) aged 39 years of Cloquet, Minnesota, passed away in his home on Sunday, February 18th, 2024. Born on March 17, 1984, to Charles and JoAnn Gustafson of Cloquet. Chad was a proud graduate of Cloquet High School, Class of 2002. For the past 15 years, he dedicated his professional life as a Maintenance Engineer at the Fon du Lac Tribal and Community College.

On February 28th, 2015, Chad wed his beloved Alawna Antilla, with whom he had shared 18 years of companionship. Their union blessed them with two wonderful children: Liam and Ailie. Chad loved and cherished his children with all his heart, and he was incredibly proud of both of them. Family was everything to Chad. He found joy in spending time with his loved ones, creating lasting memories. Rooting for the Minnesota Twins during baseball season was a cherished family pastime. Chad’s hunting shack held a special place in his heart. Whether actively hunting or simply enjoying the serene surroundings, he relished every moment spent there, especially when surrounded by those he loved.

Chad is survived by his devoted wife, Alawna; his beloved children, Liam and Ailie; his mother, JoAnn; his sister, Jessica (Elery); his niece, Ella; his nephew, Eli; his Uncle Skip (Linda); his Aunt Liz Croes; and numerous other family members.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles, and his uncle, Gary Croes.

Chad’s memory will forever live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved him. May he rest in peace.

Memorial Service to be held at:

Bethesda Lutheran Church
204 5th St
Carlton Mn 55718

March 9th 2024
Visitation 11am-1pm
Funeral Immediately following Visitation

Honorary Pallbearers:

Arik Antilla
Pat Blais
Lucas Wiersma
Chris Shofner
Al Huhta
Brandon Goldberg
Liam Antilla

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