age 65, was taken home to the Lord on April 21, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Norman and Dorothy Gustad. He is survived by his wife, Judy; daughter, Christine Black and sons, Erik and his wife, Lisa, Leif and his fiancé, Katrina, Olin and his wife, Nicole and his grandchildren, Samantha, Alexa, Amanda, Leif Jr., Breanna, Brandi, Oniyha and Kayleigh. He served in the Navy from 1965 to 1968 and was a Vietnam Veteran. He was a member of the U.S. Navy Reserve and enlisted in the Iowa National Guard and was hired as an Air Technician in 1976 with the 185th Tactical Fighter Wing in Sgt. Bluff, IA. He served 26 years with the Guard. He was employed with Georgia Tech Research Institute in 2001 until his passing. He was a Friend of Bill. He was a member of the New Life Community Church of the Nazarene. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at New Life Community Church of the Nazarene, 3367 N. Geronimo, Tucson, AZ. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The New Life Community Church of the Nazarene, 3367 N. Geronimo, Tucson AZ 85705. Arrangements entrusted to DESERT SUNSET FUNERAL HOME.