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Gordon "Gordy" Clifford Waldhoff

June 11, 1947 — June 10, 2018

Gordon Waldhoff of Harris passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 at his home at the age of 70.

Gordy was born June 11, 1947 to Clifford and Irene (Roush) Waldhoff in Rush City, Minnesota. He lived his life in Harris and attended school in North Branch. At the age of 16, he enlisted in the United States Navy and spent 4 years serving his country. Gordy met and married Patricia Fitch in 1970 and their son Dylan was born.

Gordy worked as a machinist doing tool and die at Branch Mfg. in North Branch until he retired. He enjoyed many hobbies; most enjoyably, collecting and working with agates. He also loved gardening, woodworking and smoking meats, all of which he was very good at.

Gordy is survived by his life partner Karen Nelson of Harris; son Dylan Waldhoff of Braham; grandchildren Elijah Waldhoff and Olivia Waldhoff; brother Jerry Waldhoff of Anderson Alaska; extended family; step-children: Jennifer (Terry) Kugler, Joel Nelson, Jason (Dawn) Nelson all of Rush City, Juliana Nelson of Grantsburg, WI.; grandchildren Breanna (Alex) Awada, Josh (Jazmyn) Nelson, Jordan Nelson, Sydnie Kelly, Shelby Cummings, Jenna Nelson, Brody Fiene, Charlie Fiene, Summer Nelson, Skylar Nelson and Chloe Nelson; great-grandchildren Jeriko Nelson and Zayn Awada.

He is preceded in death by his parents Clifford and Irene Waldhoff.

A Celebration of Life will be planned for family and friends at a later date.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Funeral and Cremation Service of Rush City - Olson Chapel.
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