Gary Jordahl, Bullhead City, Ariz.

Published 10:26 am Thursday, September 6, 2012

Gary Wayne Jordahl passed away Aug. 29, 2012. at Arizona Regional Medical Center of Bullhead City, Ariz. Gary was born Dec. 6, 1937, at home in Albert Lea. Gary being the oldest of four children of Nervin and Lucille Jordahl.

Gary Jordah

Gary is survived by his wife Darlene of Bullhead City, Ariz.; son Craig and wife Ronda of South Carolina; daughter Cynthia Gail of Grants, N.M.; daughter Cheryl Hedman of Albert Lea; daughter Chris Curry of Albert Lea; and daughter Tracy King of Monroe, Wis. Gary is also survived by his brother Ellery Jordahl of Eau Claire, Wis.; a sister Kathy Karrias of Morristown, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; as well as numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents and older brother Ronald.

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He grew up on a farm in rural Glenville. Gary enlisted in the Coast Guard; in being discharged from the Coast Guard, he went into sales and manufacturing of many products, eventually selling and retiring from his antique bike business in Lemar, Mo.

A funeral service will be held at Myrtle Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1 1/2 miles south of Myrtle at 2 p.m. Monday. Visitation is one hour before the funeral. The Rev. Ronald Myers to officiate. Interment is at Hillcrest Memorial, Albert Lea.