DeYoung, Gordon “Gordy” Donald

DeYoung, Gordon “Gordy” Donald

November 28, 1929 – May 11, 2017
Age 87, of St. Paul went home to Jesus on May 11, 2017. Preceded in death by parents James & Johanna, siblings, Lawrence, Marvin & Ruth. Survived by loving wife of 64 years, Lucille; children, Jim (Jennifer), John (Ann), Bob (Joan), Julie (Jim) Sutmar; 11 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; brothers Harold & Don, many nieces, nephews, and friends. Gordy was raised in Glen, MN & worked on his family’s turkey farm. After serving in the Korean War, he returned home & married beautiful Lucille. Gordy retired from the St. Paul Ford Plant after 40 yrs. Gordy was a devoted family man who adored his grandchildren. He loved hunting, fishing & mechanics. To celebrate his life there will be a Memorial Service 11am, Tuesday May 16, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 700 Snelling Ave S, St Paul. Visitation 2 hours prior at 9am. Private interment at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. (Published in Pioneer Press on May 14, 2017)