Gordon Kiemele passed peacefully on November 4, 2017. A devoted and caring family man, he was always there, providing words of comfort, heartfelt help, and kind advice. From life on the family farm, to his service in the Air Force, Gordy's skills and knowledge were unsurpassed.
The PTA Golden Acorn awarded by the Shoreline School District speaks to his dedicated work ethic and admirable character. He finished his career as Maintenance Supervisor for fifty plus Western Optical stores.
During retirement, his family and friends were especially grateful for his expertise in building and fixing just about anything and everything. The beautiful birdhouses he created will be treasured by many for years to come.
Gordy's sweet spirit, sense of humor and truly loving friendly nature enriched all our lives. He will be dearly missed and always in our hearts. We love you Gordy.
He is survived by his wife, Jackie, daughter Sue, stepchildren, grandchildren, great grandchildren and family in North Dakota. His son Gordon Jr., grandson Cameron and other loving family members who have gone before him will welcome Gordy in heaven.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Where the Heart Is in Burlington, Washington and Hospice, both to whom we extend our most genuine thanks.
Gordy's life will be celebrated, Saturday, November 11th at 2:00 pm. Acacia Memorial and Funeral Home - 14951 Bothell Way NE, Seattle, WA 98155.
Published in The Seattle Times from Nov. 7 to Nov. 11, 2017.