August 23, 1941 ~ July 31, 2019
Iris Mae Gust, 77, of Fargo, ND passed away at Sanford Health, palliative care, on July 31, 2019. Iris was born on August 23, 1941 to Joe and Evelyn Wilt at their home in Mahnomen, MN. She graduated from Mahnomen High School in 1959. She married Donald Gust in April 1974 and they made their home in Fargo. Iris worked at the Theta Chi Fraternity and the Teamsters Union Hall. Iris and Don loved to travel seeing all 50 states before his death in 2001. She loved to play Bingo, Farkle and card games.
She is survived by her step-daughters, Diane (Terry Smeby) Reveling, Barbara (Kim) Booth, grandchildren, Jeff Reveling (Lisa Odegaard), Michael Reveling, Kathryn (Joe) Brannan, Adam Booth and Megan Booth. She is also survived by 9 great-grandchildren. She is survived by her sisters, Gladys McFarland, Bloomington, MN, Rosella Kolrud, Fargo, ND and brother, Lyle (Liz) Wilt, Turtle Lake, MN. She leaves behind her special nieces and nephews, Joanne and Arden Lemley, Larry and Brenda Freyholtz, Edward Wilt and Trish McLaughlin, Richard and Laurie Wilt, Dean and Penny Jallo, Arlen and Cheryl Jallo, Lorie and Brenda Jallo, Ted Wilt, Clifford and Ana Wilt, Jeanette and Paul Stock and great nieces and nephews. She will be missed by her faithful companion, Lucky.
Iris was preceded in death by her husband Don, her brothers Edward and Clarence and sister, Marcella.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 5, 2019 with visitation 1 hour before the service at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center. Burial will take place on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Mahnomen, MN.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center. To sign the online guestbook, go to www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.
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