Tresa Mae Gustine Obituary

Tresa Mae Gustine, 92, of Benton Harbor, MI passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at her home.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations in Tresa’s name may be made to Caring Circle Hospice of St. Joseph. Those wishing to leave an online memory of Tresa may do so at

Tresa was born July 8, 1929, in Toledo, Ohio to Lewis and Nettie Weinert. She graduated from Battle Creek High School in 1947 and married Charles “Chuck” Gustine on August 31, 1947 in Battle Creek, MI. Tresa worked at Blossom Lanes in Benton Harbor for many years. She was the bookkeeper, Jr Bowling coach, she also could be found working the front desk greeting bowlers sharing her love of the game. When she wasn’t working, she loved to cook, especially enjoyed baking cookies. Tresa enjoyed cross stitch and enjoyed crafting.

Tresa is survived by her husband Chuck, daughters; Gail Garrison and Denise (Dennis) Wade. Grandchildren: Jenni (Jason) Swartz, Kari (Ryan) Norton, Allen (Alicia) Kizman, Christopher Garrison, Kimberly (Fred) Guthrie, Kelly Smith, Justin Wade, 16 great grandchildren 12 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded by her parents, daughter Becky Kizman and granddaughter Cathy Borrelli.