May 16, 1934 —Nov. 7, 2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Gordon Desaveur

Gordon Ray DeSaveur (Dad, Pops, Gramps, Papa), 84, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. He was born on May 16, 1934, to Ernest (Pete) and Esther Kane DeSaveur.

A few years later, his sister, Marlene, joined the family on their farm near From-berg, Mont.

Preceded in death by his parents, Gordon is survived by his wife Arlene; his sister Marlene Wetstein; his children Jim (Joy) DeSaveur, Tom DeSaveur, Jewel (Ken) Karina, John (Michelle) DeSaveur, Ted DeSaveur, Tony (Shari) DeSaveur, Tammy (Clint) McRae, and Mary Lou DeSaveur (Bill Flanagan). He also is survived by 15 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A vigil will be held Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at 7 p.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Red Lodge. The funeral will be Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church, with a luncheon to follow. Interment will be at 3 p.m. at the Rockvale Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.