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by Report submitted · November 22nd, 2017


Gordon "Gordy" Gott, 88, of Marion, Iowa, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017, at St. Luke's Hospice Unit, Cedar Rapids. A gathering for family and friends to celebrate and honor his life was held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, in Marion.

Gordon was born December 9, 1928, in Ollie, Iowa. He was united in marriage to Marilyn Wonderlich on October 14, 1950. Gordon served in the United States Army in the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. He worked at Rockwell Collins for 35 years.

Gordon enjoyed biking. He rode in RAGBRAI several times as well as many other state rides. He organized a group of biking friends called the "Renegades" and enjoyed their friendships for many years. He also made many friends at the Rockwell Rec Center. Gordon enjoyed browsing thrift shops and garage sales finding treasures. He liked to spend time relaxing on the deck watching the birds and flowers.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; children, Nancy Gott of Las Vegas, Nevada, Mike Gott (Ann Jacoby) of Marion, and Barbara (Geoff) King of Manchester, Connecticut; grandchildren, Aria Gott-Smith, Beau (Veronica) Gott-Smith, Corey (Pammela) Gott, Nichole Gott, Ellen King, Tom King, and Caroline King; eight great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Betty M. Gott and Betty C. Gott; and brother-in-law, Lee Wonderlich.

Gordon was a kind and gentle man and enjoyed living a simple life. He was much loved by his family and will be greatly missed.

The family would like to thank Unity Point Hospice for their care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Unity Point Hospice Care at 290 Blairs Ferry Road NE #100, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402 or Eastern Iowa Honor Flight at www.honorflight.org in Gordon's memory.

Please share a memory of Gordon at www.murdochfuneralhome.com under obituaries.
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