Charles Michael Gust
May 14, 1952 – September 7, 2022
VISITATION: Sunday, September 11 at 2:00pm, West Center Chapel followed by SERVICE at 3:00pm. Private Interment. In lieu of flowers memorials will be directed by the family.
Charles “Chuck” “Charlie” was born May 14, 1952, at home in Aten, Nebraska, to Marion and Ardis Gust. He went to grade school in Aten and later moved to Yankton, SD. In 1970, he graduated from Yankton High School in Yankton, SD. He married Barbara Ellis in Las Vegas, NV on June 12, 1977. Together they raised a family: Heather, Lindsay, and Christopher.
He had the gift of gab, which started his career in sales and led to various sales positions throughout his lifetime until his retirement in 2022. He could be found boating on Lewis and Clark Lake in Yankton, SD, every chance he could.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Ann; daughters, Heather Ann (Kevin) Vanourney, Lindsay Michelle Gust; son, Christopher Lee (Julie) Gust; four grandsons: Maxfield, Cameron, Rockwell and Graeme; mother, Ardis Gust; brother, Gordon Gust; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Marion Gust; sister, Lois Sharp; and his beloved shih tzu, Missy.