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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
  • Edward “Francis” Gordon

  • Edward “Francis” Gordon, 84, formerly of Highland, passed away October 16, 2013.
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  • Edward "Francis" Gordon, 84, formerly of Highland, passed away October 16, 2013. He served in the Kansas Legislature for 14 years, both in the House and Senate.
    He and his wife Virginia Tilton Gordon, just celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They had spent most of their married life at Highland. In recent years, they made their home at Manhattan and later, Lansing. She survives at the home in Lansing. Other survivors include his daughter Gloria (Gene) Schneider of Leavenworth; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Also surviving: brother William (Rosemary) Gordon of Scottsdale, Arizona; and a sister Marjorie Gordon of Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Francis was preceded in death a son Dr. Wayne Gordon; and a great grand-daughter Gaberille Rizek.
    The family will meet with friends from 2-4 Sunday afternoon, at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Highland. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 21, at Highland Cemetery. Memorials: the Bellevue Church or the Highland Cemetery, sent in care of the funeral home, PO Box 33, 66035. www.chapeloaksfuneralhome.com
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