Warren McKean “Buzz” Gordon, Jr

Warren McKean “Buzz” Gordon, Jr

Little Falls, Morrison County, Minnesota, USA
Death 27 Mar 1980 (aged 60)
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Little Falls, Morrison County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 126923991 · View Source
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BIOGRAPHY provided by Ellen Sorenson
on March 26, 2014:

Warren was the son of Warren McKean 'Blackie' and Georgianna (St Martin) Gordon. He married Patricia Mary Durrenbeger on August 2, 1946 at Little Falls (Morrison), MN. Together they had 4 children: Warren McKean 'Sandy' III, Suzanne Marie, Nancy Ann, and James Patrick.

Obituary of Warren M. Gordon Jr.
Little Falls Transcript, Little Falls, MN, March 28, 1980


Warren M. "Buzz" Gordon, 60, of 615 N.E. 11th St., Little Falls, died Thursday evening in Minneapolis. Funeral services will be Monday at 1 P.M. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Little Falls. The services will be concelebrated. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Visitation in the Simonet Funeral Home in Little Falls will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday and also on Monday prior to services. The parish Prayer Service will be recited at 8 p.m. and the Christian Mother Prayer Service will be at 7:30 p.m.

Mr. Gordon was born July 1, 1919 in Little Falls, sons of Warren M. and Georgiana Gordon Sr. He lived in Little Falls all of his life. He was a retired chief stock controller at Camp Ripley. He married Patricia Durenberger August 14, 1946 at St. Francis Xavier Church in Little Falls.

Mr. Gordon was a World War II and Korean Veteran, a member of the executive board of Boy Scouts of America, and past president of Community Corrections. He was a member of Exchange Club, and a member of the Board of Housing and Urban Development. He was a past member of Knights of Columbus, Kiwanis, and an usher and lector at St. Mary's Church.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia, sons Warren III (Sandy) of Anchorage, James of Tampa; daughters Suzanne McCollough, Tampa, Mrs. Steve (Nancy) Grams, Grand Island, Neb.; brother Thomas C., Bedford, N.H., sisters Joan Morris, Ceour-D-Alene, Idaho, Patricia Rausch, Little Falls, and mother Mrs. W.M. Georgiana Gordon of Little Falls. He is also survived by three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Rochelle.

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  • Maintained by: W M Gordon
  • Originally Created by: Ellen Sorenson
  • Added: 26 Mar 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 126923991
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Warren McKean “Buzz” Gordon, Jr (1 Jul 1919–27 Mar 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 126923991, citing Calvary Cemetery, Little Falls, Morrison County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by W M Gordon (contributor 48213364) .