He was born on October 2, 1926, in Krem, North Dakota, to Arthur and Bertha (Huber) Goetz. Gordon married Elsie Reub in 1948. As a young man, Gordon worked for Truex Trayer Coal Company in North Dakota. He then worked on the Garrison Dam until its completion. He also worked for Oliver Mercer Electric of Hazen, North Dakota. Gordon moved to Wyoming and worked for Powder River Energy until his retirement in 1988.
Gordon enjoyed spending time with his family, traveling, farming, hunting and fishing.
Gordon is survived by a very special friend, Gail Kaiser of Sundance; his two sons, Lamar (Jody) of Washburn, North Dakota, and Garrett of Hazen, North Dakota; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie; his parents; brother, Darrel; sister, Nita; and daughter-in-law, Candice.
Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 15, 2012, at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Sundance.
A memorial has been established to the church in his memory.
Arrangements are under the care of Fidler-Roberts & Isburg Funeral Chapel of Sundance.
Online condolences may be written at www.fidler-isburgfuneralchapels.com