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James M. Gordon, Sr.

October 28, 1947 December 1, 2020
James M. Gordon, Sr.
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Obituary for James M. Gordon, Sr.

James M. Gordon Sr., age 73, of McHenry, passed away on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at his home surrounded by loving family.

Jim is survived by his wife, Karen (Sauerland) of 53 years; children, Deborah Melchert, Jim (Gina) Gordon Jr.; loving brothers, Thomas (Joan) Gordon II, Bill (Hong) Gordon, Jack Gordon, Brian (Jeannie) Gordon. Devoted grandfather to Joseph (Julia) Wydra, Tyler (Katie) Wydra, Alex Wydra, Kiara Melchert, Frankie Melchert, Katrina (Sean) Ryan, James (Brianda) Gordon III, Joshua Gordon, Eric Gordon; great-grand children, Maverick Wydra, Finnigan Ryan, Marcus Wydra and many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his son Erick Gordon; parents, Thomas and Alice Gordon; brother, Dennis (Chris) Gordon.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2020 from 10 am until the 1 pm Funeral Service at Thompson Spring Grove Funeral Home, 8103 Wilmont Rd. Spring Grove, IL. 60081

Burial will take place privately in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville, IL.

The family of James M. Gordon, Sr. invite you to visit to share a memory or photo in his memory

Memorials to Ronald McDonald House at or a cancer foundation of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family of James M. Gordon, Sr.

Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, everyone attending is required to wear a mask and practice safe social distancing while inside the funeral home. We welcome everyone who would like to attend but ask that you make your visit brief in order to allow for everyone in attendance to be able to have an opportunity offer their condolences and pay their respects.

For additional information, please call the funeral home at 815-675-0550.

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10:00 AM 12/5/2020 10:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 12/5/2020 1:00:00 PM
Thompson Spring Grove Funeral Home

8103 Wilmot Road
Spring Grove, IL 60081

Thompson Spring Grove Funeral Home
8103 Wilmot Road Spring Grove 60081 IL
United States

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Ascension Cemetery Final Resting Place

1920 Buckley Road
Libertyville, il 60046

1920 Buckley Road Libertyville 60046 il
United States

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