Gustave Athans Jr.

Gustave Athans Jr., age 83, of Metropolis, Illinois passed away at 9:07 A.M. Friday, March 15, 2024 at Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis, Illinois.

Gustave was born December 10, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois

He had retired as a Foreman for the Eagle Sheet Metal Company in Chicago. Gustave enjoyed fishing, black & white classic movies, cooking, sports and playing cards.

He is survived by his children, Thomas and Joseph Athans, Mary (Todd) Smith, Nicholas (Linda) Athans, Antoinette (Jeff) Davault, James (Kim) Athans; grandchildren, Christopher, Samantha (Riley), David and Jacob; sister, Sandra (Dave) Sokolowski of Chicago.

Gustave was preceded in death by his former wife, Joan Athans (Rundio); his parents, Gustave Sr. and Antoinette Riske Athans; one sister, Charlotte Athans.

There will be no services. Per the family’s request cremation has been accorded.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak.

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