Klein, Gordon

Gordon Elmer Klein

1941 – 2016

KleinGordonOn Saturday, March 5th 2016, at Boundary Trails Health Centre, Gordon Klein of Morden, MB passed away following a lengthy battle with cancer.

Gordon was born December 10th, 1941 in La Riviere, Manitoba, to Frank and Alma Klein. Gordon worked at the Agriculture Canada, Morden Research Station for over 34 years, starting in general labour and retiring as Grounds Supervisor in 1994, to focus on his landscape business fulltime. Like many Canadians, Gordon loved the game of hockey.  He volunteered numerous seasons, coaching many teams within the Morden, (and later on) Winkler Minor hockey programs. Gordon enjoyed simple things; quiet time on the weekends, washing a vehicle in the driveway, watching a good hockey game and taking Cody for a long walk.

Gordon was predeceased by his wife, Carol in 2013 and by his sister, Edna. Left to mourn Gordon’s passing are his sons; Robert (Arlene), Steve (Brenda), grandchildren; Shaedyn, Lexington, Tegan, Reid and Mckenna, mother-in-law, Kay Gunn, all from Morden and his dog, Cody (now in the care of Gina Bowen). Gordon is also survived by sisters; Darlene (Wayne Hosea) of Morden, Jean (George Thys) of Brandon, brothers; Ken (Maureen) of Tyndall and Larry (Terry) of Darlingford.

Funeral service at 2:00 p.m. on Friday March 11, 2016 at Wiebe Funeral Chapel in Morden. Cremation to follow with ash interment at Chapel Cemetery Columbarium at a later date. Both Gordon and Carol are missed. May they rest in peace.

Wiebe Funeral Chapel, Morden

In care of arrangements