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Gordon Waligorski

Gordon (Gypsy) J. Waligorski, 76

Gordon (Gypsy) J. Waligorski, 76, of Delphi, died at 2:25 a.m., Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis after a brief illness.

Born on October 5, 1936, in Chicago, he was the son of the late Barney and Josephine (Motyka) Waligorski. He married Nancy Marie Rose on November 10, 1964, in Chicago and she preceded him in death on May 16, 2007. Gordon retired as a self-employed industrial designer/inventor for Artech Corp.

Surviving are two daughters, Amy Fetterling (husb: Jimmy) of Battle Ground and Susan Klopfenstein (husband: Eric), of West Lafayette, one brother, Conrad Waligorski (wife: Ann), of Fayetteville, AR; and two grandchildren, Caitlin Rose Klopfenstein and Levi Lee Klopfenstein. Also surviving Gordon's fiancée: Catherine Trout of Kokomo.

He loved and owned over 42 motorcycles of all kinds. He was a collector of collections amd historian. He enjoyed bonsai trees, cruisin' the Caribbean, sail boats, sidecars, and a proud member of the N.R.A.

Gypsys' favorite colors were orange & red, his girls request you wear one of these colors in his memory.

A Memorial Service will be held 6 p.m. with a 2 hour prior visitation on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Hippensteel Funeral Home. Celebrant Cyndy Shafer officiating. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Memorial contributions may be made to the Almost Home Humane Society.

Share memories and condolences online at www.hippensteelfuneralservice.com.

Funeral Home

Hippensteel Funeral Home, Inc.
822 North Ninth Street Lafayette, IN 47904
(765) 742-7302

Published in the Journal & Courier on Apr. 21, 2013
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