Verle D. Gustoff, the son of Herman and Jeanetta Gustoff, was born Oct. 16, 1932 in Graettinger, Iowa.
Tike served in the United States Army and was stationed at Fort Sill, Okla.
Tike enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, playing cards, fishing and farming. He also greatly enjoyed repairing vehicles and spending moments talking about the "good ole days" with his friends and customers.
He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Donald and Merle; and one sister, Virginia Ketchum.
Tike is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Margie; one son, Tike Gustoff Jr. and his wife, Jamie of Spencer.; three daughters: Marie Gustoff of Jacksonville, Fla., Ladonna and her husband, Greg Birchard of Spencer. and Jeanette Hintz of Sioux Rapids, Iowa.; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; one sister, Ruth Kunzmann of Spencer, Ia.; other relatives and many friends.