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January 25, 1939 - April 30, 2018

Jim was born January 25, 1939 to John and June (Krull) Gordon in Rock Dell Township near Stewartville.  He attended school in Spring Valley.  On June 18, 1960 he was united in marriage to Marlys Crouch in Cherry Grove.  He had several jobs over the years, but really enjoyed working for different farms, especially for Larry McKernan.  In 1975 they moved to Tawney near Mabel where they operated the Tawney Store until 1981.  In 1986 they moved to Harmony where they have resided since.  Jim enjoyed gardening, jig-saw puzzles, and his dogs.

Jim passed away Monday, April 30th at Gundersen Health Care in LaCrosse, Wisconsin from complications of a stroke at the age of 79.

Jim is survived by his wife Marlys of Harmony; children Tim (Pam) Gordon of Plainview, Minnesota, Tami Gordon of Rockland, Wisconsin, and Bob (Val) Gordon of Princeton, Minnesota; grandsons Matt (Kari) Gordon of Rollingstone, Minnesota, Mitch Gordon of Sulphur Springs, Texas, and Ben (Heidi) Gordon of Goodview, Minnesota; great-grandchildren Dylan, Paige, Riley, and Mason; siblings Dick, Stanley, Dan, Lois Ask, Janett Pitzer, and Penny Wilson.  He is preceded in death by his parents, a son, Rodney, and a brother, John. 

Funeral service will be 1 pm, Monday, May 7, 2018 at the Scheie Lutheran Church in rural Mabel.  Burial will be the Mabel Public Cemetery.  Visitation will be 11:30 AM until the time of the service at the church. 


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