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EDITH BRADFORD GUSTAFSON

Thursday, December 27, 2007

Edith Bradford Gustafson, of Moran, Kan., died Dec. 22, 2007, at Moran Manor nursing home in Moran, Kan.

She was born July 15, 1902, at a farm near Elsmore, Kan., the daughter of Charles Bradford and Anne Carter Bradford. In 1935, she married M. H. Bock, who preceded her in death on March 15, 1940. She married Captain C. W. Gustafson in 1942, and he preceded her in death in 1968.

At the age of 93, she wrote and published "The Cuesta Touchstone," a pioneer documentary in Allen County. She won the Kansas Authors award and the Lyons Cash award.

She was a member of the Woman Society, a former member of the University of Women, Business and Professional Women, National Underwriters, Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion auxiliaries, Moran Eastern Star and Republican Club.

She is survived by two grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her two sons, an adopted grandson, three sisters, her parents and four brothers.

The funeral service will be held Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Moran, Kan. Visitation will be held Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Moran, Kan. Burial will follow at the Moran Cemetery, Moran, Kan.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.feuerbornfuneral.com