John R. Shuster, 71, of Ely

John R. Shuster, 71, of Ely, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at the Boundary Waters Care Center in Ely.
John was born on August 20, 1947 in Los Angeles, California to John “Chuck” and Dorothy Shuster. John was a 1966 graduate of Ely High School. After graduation, John joined the Coast Guard. Later in 1980 he joined the Army National Guard.
He was preceded in death by his father John “Chuck” Shuster.
He is survived by his two daughters; Becky (RJ) Roenke of Keewatin, MN; Cathy (Jason) Jones of Grand Rapids, MN; his mother, Dorothy Shuster of Ely, MN; one sister, Lynn (Tony) Haasl of Sacred Heart, MN; two grandsons, Thaddeus and Quentin Buroker, and one granddaughter, Summer Jones.
A family gathering will be held at a later time.
Cards can be sent to: Becky Roenke, PO Box 456, Keewatin, MN 55753 or Cathy Jones, 33300 Wagon Wheel Court Rd 2A, Grand Rapids, MN 55744.
Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.