INDIANOLA -- Eldon Gerald "Gus" Guthrie, 64, died Thursday (May 9, 2002) at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in Cambridge.
He was born Feb. 25, 1938, at Stratton, to Carl Willard and Ruby Viola (Zeigler) Guthrie. He graduated from Indianola High School in 1956.
In 1957, he married Jerry Crocker.
In 1967, he married Donna Bacon Shadley.
He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant brother, Larry Dee; and an infant sister, Vonna Rae.
Survivors include his wife, Donna Guthrie of Indianola; four children, James Guthrie, Brenda and husband, Rick Smith of Springfield, David Guthrie and Traci Mousel of Indianola; two step-children, Doug Shadley and wife, Mary of Indianola, Marcy Shadley and wife, Carol of Trenton; Jaynee Simon and special friend, Jerry Janousek, of Trenton; sister, Sharon Sughroue of Denver, Colo.; and 15 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.
Services will be Monday, 1 p.m., at Carpenter Funeral Home in Indianola with Jerry Beckenhauer officiating. Burial will be at the Indianola Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday afternoon.
Memorials may be given in his name.
Carpenter Funeral Home of Indianola is in charge of the arrangements.