Gordon KingJune 14, 1943 ~ May 3, 2017 (age 73)
Funeral services for Gordon King will be 2:00 p.m. Monday May 8, 2017 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Spring Valley with Pastor Betsy Dartt officiating. Burial will be in the Spring Valley Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-5 P.M. on Sunday May 7, 2017 at the Hindt Funeral Home in Spring Valley and will continue for 1 hr prior to the service at the church.
Gordon King, age 73, of Spring Valley passed away from cancer Wednesday May 3, 2017 at Mayo Clinic Hospital St Marys Campus in Rochester, MN
Gordon Neal King was born June 14, 1943 in Spring Valley to George and Linda (Makowski) King. He attended and graduated from Spring Valley High School and was a long time member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church where he served as usher for many years. Gordon was a dairy farmer in the Spring Valley area all his life retiring at the age of 65. Following his retirement he volunteered in the area and enjoyed working at the Root River Antique Tractor show every year. He also enjoyed going for drives checking out the area farm fields in the summer, helping neighbors with farm work as needed, growing tomatoes and watching his rhubarb grow.
He is survived by a brother and 2 sisters: Russell (Mary) King of Michigan, Donna Bjostad of Oakdale, MN and Georgia Barber of Stewartville, MN. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers-in-law.
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