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Kristine M. Gustavson

Date of Death: January 23, 2016

Date of Birth: February 5, 1949


Auburn- Kristine M. (Appel) Gustavson, 66, of Greene passed away January 23rd at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice. She was born in Muskegon, MI, a daughter of Robert Jr. and Joyce (Broman) Appel. She received her BA in Biology and Spanish from North Park College in Chicago, and later two Masters degrees from University of Southern Maine in Adult Education and School Psychology.  
Kristine was a life-long teacher and most recently a school psychologist for the Turner/Greene  School System. Kristine was also a dog enthusiast and breeder of Flat Coated Retrievers and received a national award for her Irish Water Spaniel.
Kristine is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Charles "Chip" Gustavson, her mother Joyce Appel, her daughters E. Anne Gustavson and her husband Luke Sieczek, Kjirsten Gustavson and her husband Nick Umstead as well as her two granddaughters; Greta and Elsa.  She will be remembered for her passion for education and her eagerness to share her knowledge and encourage others.
A Memorial service for Kristine will be celebrated at Winthrop Friends Meeting House on Saturday, February 13 at 11:00 AM.
Donation may be made in Kristine's memory to the Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, ME 04240

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