Gordon “Gordy” Adrian Gragert, 65, of Chester, IA, passed away at his home on Saturday, April 9, 2022.
Gordon was born on August 20, 1956, in Harmony, MN to Gerald and Marian (McKenzie) Gragert. He graduated from Crestwood High School in 1974. On November 7, 1981, he was united in marriage to Darla Galloway. To this union a son, James Galloway Gragert, was born. Gordon farmed in Chester for many years and later worked for Reicks View Farms in Lawler, IA. Gordon loved watching James at several tractor pulls every summer. His greatest joy was his granddaughter Khloe, and his new twin baby granddaughters, Kaiya and Kora. Gordon loved to collect Farmall tractors, toy tractors, and toys. He enjoyed being with his dog, Turbo, going to the stock car races with his friends, going to the Chester Truck Stop to eat and visiting with his friends.
Gordon is survived by his wife Darla, son James (Hallie) Gragert of Cresco, IA, and granddaughters Khloe, Kaiya, and Kora. Gordon is also survived by three sisters Joan Gragert (friend Tim), Marilyn Schwab (Brian Monsen), and Betty (Rick) Reicks, one brother Damon (Sherry) Gragert, brother-in-law Al Westphal, and many nieces and nephews.
Gordon was preceded in death by his parents Gerald and Marian Gragert, one sister Maxine Westphal, brother-in-law Joe Schwab, maternal and paternal grandparents, father-in-law James Galloway, and nephew Zane Rollins.
A memorial service for Gordon will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Cresco, IA. Burial will follow at Chester Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m. prior to the service.
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