Leslie Gordon Augustson
Anchorage resident Leslie Gordon Augustson died Wednesday, Dec.
31, 2003, at Providence Extended Care Center in Anchorage of natural causes. He
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m.
today, Jan. 4, at the Sterling Senior Center.
Mr. Augustson was born Jan. 8, 1918, in Helma,
Minn. He was a veteran of World War II and was awarded three Bronze Stars and a
A resident of Alaska since 1964, Mr. Augustson
lived in Sterling, Eagle River and Anchorage. He retired from the Civil Service
Mr. Augustson was a member of the VFW, the
Moose Lodge and Sterling Senior Center. He enjoyed woodworking, hunting and
"He was a loving husband, father and
grandfather and always wanted to help others. He will be greatly missed by all
who knew him," his family said.
Mr. Augustson was preceded in death by his
wife, Betty H. Augustson.
He is survived by his daughters, Vicki A. Fant
of Anchorage and Nora Victory of Eagle River; daughter and son-in-law, Diann A.
and Vasco Avila of Hanford, Calif.; son, John R. Augustson of Elsie, Neb.;
grandsons, Patrick S. Fant of Anchorage, Steven Avila, David Avila and John R.
Augustson Jr.; granddaughters, Carrie Rosa, Shanna Augustson, Erin E. Augustson;
and 13 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were made by Evergreen Memorial
Chapel in Anchorage.
Source: Peninsula Clarion, January 4, 2004