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Obituary for Harold “Gene” Eugene Gorder

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Harold “Gene” Eugene Gorder

February 27, 1927 - May 27, 2013

Gene Gorder, 86, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his wife and family on May 27, 2013. he was born on February 27, 1927 to Walter Harold and Helen Hendricks Gorder. He married his sweetheart, Lesley Marie (Hill) Gorder on August 21, 1947 in Las Vegas, Nevada. They were sealed on April 27, 1995 in the Ogden, Utah Temple.

Gene served in the U.S. Army where he was stationed in the Aleutian Islands (Alaska) during World War II. He worked in the grocery business most of his life. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He had a sense of humor right up until the time he passed.

Gene is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Lesley, his children, Lynn (Dana) Gorder of Hooper, Jeannie (Greg) Paris of Pennsylvania, Susan (Allen) Hatch of Idaho, Jeffrey (Tracy) Gorder of West Point, 17 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by his parents and son, Larry Scott Gorder.

The family would like to thank Access Home Care and Hospice and a special thanks to Shadd for taking such great care of our Dad and Grandpa.

Funeral services will be held Thursday May 30th, 2013, 11:00 a.m. at Leavitt’s Mortuary 836 36th Street, Ogden. Friends may visit with the family and one hour prior to services.

Interment will be held at Leavitt’s Aultorest Memorial Park. Online condolences may be made at


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Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013

Time: 11:00 am -

Leavitts Mortuary


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403


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Born: February 27, 1927
Died: May 27, 2013

Condolences for Harold “Gene” Eugene Gorder

Valarie and Ron Wearing posted on 6/19/13

Dear Jeannie, So Sorry to here about your Dad, Our thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family in your time of sorrow.


Katrina Hartranft posted on 6/19/13

I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that you have good family and friends around you during this difficult time.


Michael Eugene Shaner & Family posted on 6/19/13

Remembering a great man: a Veteran, a doting husband, a loving father, a proud grandfather/great-grandfather, a great Friend, and a wonderful neighbor for several decades. Our thoughts and Prayers are with the entire Family.


Karen Kimi posted on 6/19/13

I am so sorry for the loss of my wonderful Uncle. I have so many wonderful memories of him when I was young. I know he will be extremely. My thoughts are with all of you. Love you all Karen