In Memory

Mike Gordon

Mike Gordon passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018.  Several classmates have contacted me about his passing which reflects his impact on our lives.  Our condolences to Mike's family.  The Journal Star Obituary follows along with its web site link.

May 25, 1954 - February 14, 2018

Michael H. Gordon, 63, of Lincoln, passed away on February 14, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Born May 25, 1954, to Arthur and Alice Maurine (Crawford) Gordon in Lincoln. A sales manager for K&Z Distributing and Coca Cola for many years. Michael loved hunting with his sons and friends, he was a lifelong coach, a huge baseball enthusiast, and most of all he dearly loved his grandchildren!

Mike is survived by his loving wife, Mary (Merz) Gordon; children, Eric (Leigh) Gordon, Alex (Jamie) Gordon, Brett (K'Lanie) Gordon, and Derek Gordon; grandchildren, Brooks, Evie, Max, Sam, Joey, and Ryan; step-mother, Betty Gordon; siblings, Randy (Barbara) Gordon, Carol Gordon (Steve Hardt); step-brother, Randy Grotelueschen; niece and nephew, and many other family, friends, and loved ones.

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A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, February 18, at Christ Lutheran Church, 4325 Sumner St., Lincoln. A memorial gathering with family greeting friends will be held from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, February 17, at Roper and Sons South Lincoln Chapel, 3950 Hohensee Dr., Lincoln. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Research Center (; to the local Alzheimer's Association, 1500 S. 70th St. Ste. 201, Lincoln, NE 68506 or the Cleveland Clinic, Center for Functional Medicine, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195. Condolences online at



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02/16/18 05:13 PM #1    

Steve Torrence

What a shock to hear Mike is no longer with us. He was one of those guys that made you glad you knew him.He will be missed by many.

Steve Torrence

02/17/18 10:15 AM #2    

Jeff Hoffman

Mike I will sure miss you.  Had a lot of great memories S.E. Baseball years '70-'72

Jeff Hoffman

02/17/18 01:55 PM #3    

Tom Partridge

Mike was one of those guys that made his team mates better. Always trying to improve and helping his team mates.  He will be missed.  Sorry to hear this news.  Our prayers are with his family.  

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