Marcella E. Gustafson

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Marcella E. Gustafson

April 18, 1929 - February 13, 2019

Marcella E. Gustafson Marcella E. Gustafson, 89, of Clinton, passed away, Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at her home.
A Funeral Mass will be 10:00am, Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the Church of the Visitation - Camanche. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Koby Kooi, Todd Monaghan, Jeff Glosser, Brad Weber, Ryan Lorenzen, and Tony Walker. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00pm Friday at the Camanche Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes & Crematory. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting her obituary at
Marcella Elaine Burmeister was born on April 18, 1929 in Lost Nation, Iowa, the daughter of Leo and Sarah (Ralston) Burmeister. She was a graduate of Lost Nation High School. She married Robert D. Gustafson on January 7, 1950 in Clinton; he died May 31, 2003.
Marcella was employed with AC Nielsen for over 30 years. She was also a member of the Church of the Visitation.
Marcella is survived by her two daughters: Sharon (Michael) Monaghan of Clinton; Pamela (Michael) Kooi of Camanche; 9 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren, 2 step-great granddaughters, 6 great-great grandchildren; her brother: Virgil (Haidi) Burmeister of Lost Nation; several nieces and nephews; her best friend: Betty Happel, and her card club buddies. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one great-grandson, and a brother.
Memorials can be made to Mercy Hospice.
Published on February 14, 2019
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