|Published in the July 16, 2021 Arlington Citizen|
Gordon Raymond Stork
May 6, 1943 – July 9, 2021
Gordon Raymond Stork, 78, of Arlington, Nebraska, passed away Friday, July 9, 2021, at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont.
Gordon was born May 6, 1943, in Fremont, Nebraska, to Ray and Alice (Brandert) Stork. He moved north of Arlington when he turned 5 years old and has lived on the family farm his entire life. Gordon graduated from Arlington High School in 1961. After high school, Gordon served in the Army National Guard from 1962 until 1966. Gordon married Judy Helget at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fremont on May 7, 1966. Gordon farmed for over 30 years north of Arlington and also worked for the city of Arlington for 23 years before retiring in 2009.
Gordon was a lifetime member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Arlington. He was a member of the Lion's Club and VFW and American Legion in Arlington. Gordon loved the farm and outdoors. He did anything for his family and finding things to do with his two grandsons. Gordon was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs and the Husker football and volleyball teams.
Gordon is survived by his wife, Judy of Arlington; son, Chad Stork of Arlington; daughter, Laural (Jon) Watson of Spencer, Iowa; grandchildren, Grant and Cole Watson of Spencer, Iowa.
Gordon was preceded in death by his parents; and parents-in-law, Michael and Arlene Helget.
The funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 16, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Arlington. Memorial visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday, at Reckmeyer Moser Funeral Home in Arlington. Burial will be at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Arlington.
Memorials may be directed to St. Paul's Lutheran Church or Arlington Volunteer Fire Department.
Reckmeyer – Moser Funeral Home, 232 W. Eagle St., Arlington, NE, 68002 402-478-4151
~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~