PORT ORCHARD, WASH.
On July 27, 2017, Gordy passed away peacefully at age 94 at home at Stafford Suites in Port Orchard, Wash. He was born in Waukesha to Ferdinand and Laura Schley and had four siblings.
He was a proud veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam, retiring as a U.S. Navy captain in 1974. He is survived by brother-in-law Daniel (Cheryl) Boehmke of Hot Springs Village, Ark., Edward (Kathy) Boehmke and sister-in-law Frances Kawatski of Waukesha; nieces, nephews and special Washington friends George (Kathy) Yount Jr. and Don (Karen) Rude. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings; wife, Mary Jane, and son, John.
A memorial celebration will be held at Stafford Suites in Port Orchard on Friday, Aug. 18, at 1 p.m. Burial will take place later at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia.