Dorothy M. Gordon
Feb. 12, 1928 –
June 1, 2011
M. Gordon of Hartford passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at the age of
83. She was born Feb. 12, 1928, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Robert and
Alice (nee Mallard) Sutton.
Dorothy married Douglas Gordon on March 2, 1957, at
Wesley Methodist Church in Milwaukee. They moved to the Town of Erin in
1958 and became members of the First United Methodist Church of Hartford.
Dorothy was active in the Sunday school and Women’s Circle. Her life was
centered on her children and grandchildren. Dorothy enjoyed gardening,
needlepoint, sewing and selling at the farmers market. She was an animal
lover and compassionate about their care. Dorothy was also a member of
Hartford Senior Friends.
She was preceded in death by her two brothers, Clarence
and John; her three sisters, Alice, Phyllis and Virginia; and some nieces
Dorothy is survived by her husband, Douglas; her
children, Susan Gordon of New Jersey, Sandra Gordon of Madison, Sharon
(William Wood) Gordon of Fond du Lac and David (Vesna Madunic) Gordon of
Milwaukee; her grandchildren, Isabella, Ava, Luka and Noah; and her
sister, Charlotte Bigelow of Cedarburg. She is also survived by nieces,
nephews, other relatives and friends.
Family will receive relatives and friends from 2 p.m.
until the 4 p.m. memorial service Monday, June 6, at First United
Methodist Church of Hartford, 738 W. Monroe St. The Rev. Brian Kundinger
Memorials to First United Methodist Church or Hartford
Senior Friends in Dorothy’s name would be appreciated.
Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home of Hartford is serving the
family. For more information, call 673-4700 or visit online at www.berndt-ledesma.com