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SHIRLEY B. GORDON Shirley passed away peacefully on December 25, 2013 at the age of ninety-one. She was born in Stillwater, MN to Paul and Grace Bahnemann. In 1945, she married Donald Wayne Johnson, who died in a military plane crash in 1954. They had three sons, Michael (deceased 1961), Mark of Bloomington, MN, Jon (deceased 2009). In 1954, Shirley and sons moved to Riverside, where she was employed by Riverside Unified School District as a library aide at Monroe Elementary School (1963-1984). In 1966, she married James T. Gordon, who preceded her in death this past November. She is survived by Mark & Dori; grandsons Michael, Matt and granddaughter Kailan of MN, Jon's wife Kari and grandsons Erik, Kyle and granddaughter Katie of WA and seven great grandchildren. We take comfort in knowing that Shirley has been reunited with Jim and her sons and is now at peace. She will be missed by her neighbors, her many friends and family. She's been a member of Trinity Lutheran Church for 58 years where her memorial service will be held on Wednesday, 1/15/14, at 10:00 a.m. located at 5969 Brockton Ave., Riverside, CA. 92506 with interment following at the Riverside National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Trinity Lutheran Church, for the James and Shirley Gordon Memorial Fund.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Jan. 11, 2014
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