Published 9:38 am Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Born in Watertown, S.D., she was the daughter of the late Harry Oscar and Alice Smith Herbrandson. She was a graduate of the University of Minnesota and received her master&squo;s degree from Cornell University. Mrs. Kuster retired as a home economics teacher from the state of New York.&bsp; She was a member of the Congregational Church of Christ.&bsp; Mrs. Kuster moved to Polk County in 1977, having come from Holland, N.Y., and was the widow of Ivan J. Kuster, who died in 2006.
Survivors include three sisters-in-law and 15 nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. March 15, 2008 in the Congregational Church of Christ, Tryon, with Dr. Robert Barrows officiating.
Memorials may be made to Congregational Church of Christ, 210 Melrose Ave., Tryon, N.C. 28782.
An online guest register is available for signing at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.
McFarland Funeral Chapel of Tryon is charge of arrangements.