Gordon LeRoy Weatherly, 74
Gordon LeRoy Weatherly, 74, of Marshalltown, passed away on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center. Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 18, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will be on Sunday, August 17, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Memorials may be directed to the family. For condolences, please visit www.mitchellfh.com. The Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Gordon and his family. Ph. 641-844-1234.
Gordon was born on September 11, 1939, in Iowa City, Iowa to LeRoy and Vivian McIntyre Weatherly. Gordon graduated from Marshalltown High School with the class of 1958. On October 15, 1970, Gordon was united in marriage to Jackie Savage in Omaha, Nebraska. Gordon retired from Union Pacific Railroad in 2001. Gordon had been a member of the Moose Lodge as well as the Black Powder Gun Club. Gordon was a “story teller,” you never knew what story he would have to say when you talked with him. He also liked to fish and hunt. Gordon was an avid sports fan and especially an Iowa Hawkeye fan and loved to watch old western movies. Above everything else; Gordon loved spending time with his family and enjoyed their weekly card games.
Left to cherish Gordon’s memory is his wife of 43 years; Jackie. Children: Tamara Weese, of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, Brenda (Ryan) Jensen, of Leighton, Iowa and his children from a previous marriage: Mike, Penny, Pam and Kip. Grandchildren: Ashley (Bryan) Barr, Elizabeth Weese, Derick (Summer) Jensen, Nathaniel Weese, Jilissa Weatherly and Nicholas Weatherly. Great grandchildren: Alexander Barr, Emily Barr and Layton Schueman and his sister; Jeanie (John) Schroyer. Also to cherish is his in laws Helene McDermott, Dick and Kacie Savage, Jim and Vilene Savage and Mark and Veronica Savage, best friend; Bill Bachman and numerous nieces and nephews.
Gordon is preceded in death by his parents LeRoy and Vivian, brother Bob Weatherly, grandson Zachary Weese and sister in law Lana Weatherly.