Gordon Ross Danielsen

Gordon Ross Danielsen

Gordon Ross Danielsen


Gordon Ross Danielsen, 91, died peacefully at home and went to his heavenly home on March 26, 2023. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. His faith was at the center of his life.

Gordon was born on March 16, 1932, in Nebraska City, Neb. He was a 1951 graduate of Buda High School where he met his wife, Beverly (Marquis). Gordon was united in marriage to Beverly at Church of God in Buda, Ill., in 1953. Fourteen days later, Gordon was sent to serve in the United States Army for the next two years.

Gordon retired after 35 years as an elevator mechanic with the IUEC Local #33. Gordon was a charter member of the Edgewood Baptist Church and current member of Calvary Baptist Church. Gordon celebrated his 70th wedding anniversary in January to Beverly. He was survived by his son, Chris (Pamela) and daughter, Debra (Cliff) Voelker; five grandchildren and their spouses; and 13 great-grandchildren. Gordon was preceded in death by his parents, Gladys and Jens; and a brother, Phillip.

A visitation will be held at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories on Friday, March 31, 2023, from 1 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m. with Pastor Jay Jentink officiating. Interment to follow at the Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery-Garden of the Last Supper.

Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 5338 Johnson Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.

The family would like to thank the entire staff at Gentiva Hospice for the love and support they showed Gordon while he was in their care.

Condolences for the family may be left at www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.

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