“Thank you so much for all your help with the funeral planning and the actual funeral. Everything was beautiful and could not have been more special or gone any smoother. It was comforting for our family to know that everything was going to be taken care of and that we would do my father-in-law justice with a very beautiful funeral. Thank you so much for that peace-of-mind. We could not have been more pleased with how everything turned out. You all are truly wonderful at what you do. I would never go anywhere else! (Although I’m hoping not to have to use your services for a very long time!) Thank you so much for everything.”
— L. H.
Michael Allen Gustafson
November 16, 1997 - January 06, 2013
Michael Allen Gustafson, age 15, of Woodridge, IL, passed away peacefully at his home Sunday morning, January 6, 2013 with his family by his side. He was born November 16, 1997 in Naperville, IL.
Much loved son of Allen and Patti (nee Carroll) Gustafson, of Woodridge, IL, cherished brother of Ian and Bridget Gustafson, loving grandson of Pete and Janet Carroll and the late Dolores and Allen L. Gustafson.
Michael attended Meadow Glens Elementary and Kennedy Junior High and was a freshman at Naperville North High School where he was a member of the NNHS Golf Team. An athlete, avid reader, and math wiz with a great sense of humor, Mikey’s positive attitude, determination and courage touched many lives.
Visitation: Friday, January 11, 4:00-8:00 P.M. at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville.
Family and friends will meet Saturday, January 12th at St. Margaret Mary Church, 1450 Green Trails Drive, Naperville to celebrate a 10:00 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial. Overflow parking will be available at Kennedy Junior High School (next door to the church).
Interment: SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville, IL.
A luncheon will follow the burial at St. Margaret Mary Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to: Van Andel Research Institute, In memory of Michael Gustafson, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503,