Gayle Marie (Gillespie) Pustaver

Gayle Marie (Gillespie) Pustaver

Gayle Marie(GIllespie) Pustaver passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving husband and family on Sunday, October 15, 2017. She was born on April 15,1934 in Lincoln Nebraska. Gayle married the love of her life Dr. Frank Robert Pustaver on June 19,1954 in Arlington Heights Illinois, where Frank began his career as a Doctor of Chiropractic and they raised their young family until moving to their farmstead in Lodi, Wisconsin.

Gayle spent a lifetime serving the Lord first and family second. She was a beautiful and gifted force and instilled a faith that her family will carry forward. She was a spiritual mentor, a gifted artist, creative talented designer and a culinary master.

Gayle is survived by her loving husband of 63 years Frank, 4 adoring children: Gregg (Deborah) Pustaver, Vicki (Mike) Sharpee, Dana Pustaver and Mark (Myra) Pustaver; 9 precious grandchildren: Nathanael (Monica), Danielle, Joshua (Lacey), Abby (Alex), Rachael (Brian), Arick, Anja, Alexandra, Kathryn; 7 adorable great-grandchildren: Makayla, Lily, Riley, Gracin, Wheldon, Isaiah, Lucian; two sisters-in law Delores Gillespie and Suzanne Gillespie, as well as nieces and nephews she loved.

Gayle was preceded in death by both of her parents: father King Wesley Gillespie, mother Muriel Kathryn Gillespie Rascher, step-father Fred Rascher, brothers Kirkwood William Gillespie and Wesley Gregg Gillespie.

Per the family’s wishes a private memorial service was held.

A special thank you to all the wonderful, caring and compassionate staff at both UW Hospital Madison and UW Hospital American Center for the extremely wonderful, caring and compassionate staff and the wonderful dignified care they provided.

Winn Cress Funeral & Cremation Service
5785 Hwy Q, Waunakee