Grace Irene <I>Blom</I> Gordon

Grace Irene Blom Gordon

Death 26 Oct 1980 (aged 73)
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Rose Creek, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 11809458 · View Source
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From the Austin Daily Herald, October 31, 1980:

Mrs. (Glenn) Grace Gordon, 73, passed away from cancer at Methodist Hospital, Rochester, on Oct. 26, 1980.

She was born Aug. 6, 1907, and was the daughter of John and Ellen Rolf Blom of Rose Creek, Minn.

Her mother passed away in April of 1911, and also, a brother, Walter, in July of the same year. Her father later married Hilda Nelson, who passed away in 1934.

She was baptized and confirmed in Hoflanda Lutheran Church in Marshall Township. She attended rural school and was graduated from Elkton High School.

After her stepmother's death, her father sold their farm and moved to Austin and later to Rose Creek where they lived until her marriage to Glenn Gordon on Jan. 27, 1949. They lived on a farm east of Austin until the spring of 1974, when they purchased their present home at 2112 4th Ave. SE. Her husband passed away on Nov. 17, 1976.

She leaves to mourn her loss, a sister-in-law, Mrs. Purl (Helen) Gordon, Austin; brothers and sisters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Blom, Austin, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gordon, Brownsdale, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Weis, Isanti, Minn.; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 29, 1980, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Olaf Lutheran Church with Rev. Carl Borgwardt officiating. Marion Knutson and Dr. Dennis Schmidt furnished the music. Casket bearers were Gayle Bergstrom, Raymond Sayles, Stanley Knutson, Maynard Weis, Paul Weis, Arlen Weis. Worlein Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Blessed be her memory.


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