Home
Resources
More Obituaries for Gordon Tenpas
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

Gordon Dale Tenpas


1923 - 2014 Obituary Condolences Gallery
Gordon Dale Tenpas Obituary
GORDON DALE TENPAS Gordon passed away on May 25, 2014 of natural causes. He was born August 3, 1923 in Vespers, Wisconsin. The oldest of 6 boys, he graduated from Lincoln High School in nearby Wisconsin Rapids. In WWII, he joined the Army and was trained as a pilot, flying over 30 missions in the Pacific Theater. He was honorably discharged after the war at March Air Base and settled in Riverside where he met his wife Ruby. Ruby passed away on Feb 13, 2012. He is survived by two sons: Lars and Jon Tenpas; four brothers, Don, Doug, Lyle and, Bruce Tenpas; 2 grandchildren: Ben and Hannah Tenpas, and one great grandchild, Aurelia Tenpas. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30, June 16th at the Riverside National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/
logo



Published in Press-Enterprise from June 6 to June 8, 2014
Read More