Gustave Adolph "Gus" Probst

Born: Fri., May 7, 1965
Died: Tue., Apr. 3, 2018


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Fri., Apr. 06, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Apr. 06, 2018
Location: Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc.


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Apr. 07, 2018
Location: Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc.


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Gustave Adolph “Gus” Probst, 52, of Clarendon Heights, passed away following a two and a half year long battle with cancer on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
 
Gus was born May 7, 1965, in Warren, PA to Richard G. and Mary (Radspinner) Probst, of Clarendon Heights.
 
A 1983 graduate of Sheffield High School, Gus was employed as a Sawyer for Cochran & Zandi Lumber for the past 30 years.  Gus was an accomplished woodworker, and also enjoyed working on engines, trucks and antique vehicles.  He was a member of the Clarendon Vets Club and enjoyed playing pool and darts.
 
He is survived by his wife, Kathy; two children—Dustin Probst, and companion, Shaley Stockdale, of Clarendon Heights, and Hannah Probst, of Clarendon; three sisters—Deborah Borst, and husband, Jim, of Cherry Grove, Dixie Watson, and husband, Fred, of Warren, and Amy Ei, and husband, John, of Warren; one granddaughter—Amarah Probst; his beloved dog, Whiskey; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
 
He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.
 
Friends will be received at the Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc. 1003 Penn. Ave. E., Warren, on Friday, April 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.  A funeral service will be held there on Saturday, April 7, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Tim Olson, chaplain for Hospice of Warren County, officiating.
 
Burial will follow at Warren County Memorial Park.
 
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial contribution should consider Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA 16365; or Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA 16365.

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Bob Stanton
   Posted Thu April 05, 2018
Probst family,
Gus was a year ahead of me at both A.V. and S.A.H.S. We took a couple of years of architectural drafting class together in high school, and a more humble, nicer, and quietly funny guy you'll not meet. I will always remember Gusty fondly. My thoughts are with you.

John Bailey
   Posted Fri April 06, 2018
Going to miss this guy like crazy. A really good friend, and fun to hang around with. Will never forget the last time we all went to the fireworks down in Sheffield together. PRICELESS! Rest easy old friend.

Jennifer Wagner
   Posted Fri April 06, 2018
Gus was man who could find joy in anything handed to him -- there was always a joke to be made, and he had a great laugh to follow. He certainly knew how to have a good time, and that he did! He loved his toys, and toys he had, from classic cars to every wood working tool imaginable. He was a friend and an Uncle to me, and was taken from us before his time. He will be missed in so many ways, and my heart goes out to my family. Even though I am not there, my thoughts are with you during this time. Sending my deepest sympathy and love.

Mark Hanson
   Posted Sat April 07, 2018
Gus was a great friend and always joy to talk to . Sorry for your lost

John McCauley
   Posted Wed April 11, 2018
Sorry for the loss. Gus will be missed. Rest peacefully.

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