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Gordon Paul Reykdal

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“Love you Uncle Gordon! Your strong and Loving family will carry on your love and strong work ethic! ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Hope Perkins - concrete - Family

“I grew up near Reykdal's, one block down on Cascadia Ave, and played football with little Gord when we were young, and through high school. Gordon...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Gordy,I only know your dad through your stories. I am sorry for your loss. ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Jens Kieler - Seattle

“It's hard to imagine a world without Gordon. He was larger than life but also loving and a tender heart. Two things really defined what Gordon was...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Joan Rondeau - Oregon City, OR

“we were so sorry to hear of Gordon's passing. while we did not know him personally, we heard wonderful stories from Mark and Jill. it was clear how...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Janelle and Kevin Sgrignoli - WA

“Our deepest sympathy to Gordons entire family. Theres so much to celebrate about Gordon. His powerful spirit. His deep sense of care and...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: James Colburn - Bothell, WA

“My love and condolences to the Reykdal family. I will always remember Gordon as a warm and welcoming figure. Every time I visited Everett (my...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Cathy Zielske - St Paul, MN

“I have so many wonderful memories of Gordy, he was almost like a second father to me during my high school years and into college. We (myself and...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Alayna Keppler-Martin Mill Creek

“I knew Gordon (we called him Gordy) from the swim team at Chuck Lee Swim School in Everett. He was also on the EHS swim team. He was 3 years older...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Leann Johnson Knappe - WA

“What do we live for if it is not to make life less difficult for each other. And when that life is over...'to live in the hearts we leave behind is...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Buzz Arney - Mill Creek, WA

“I send my sympathy to Janice and Family. I knew Gordon for a little over 60 years. In the 50's, bowling was a big part of my life and Gordon worked...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: American Heart Association

“Uncle Gordon was a strong successful man that amazingly thru the years beat so many health issues. I remember going over there and he would be on...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Paula - family

“Gordon was a childhood friend of my father. My Dad, Dick Niesen, passed away the same day. I take great comfort knowing they were there to greet...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Chris O'Hara - Vancouver, WA

“My condolences to the Reykdal family. Gordon was a strong powerful presence. Someone I looked up to (literally and figuratively). He was kind and...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Scott Reed - Snohomish, WA


Gordon was born on November 10, 1941 and passed away in July 2019.

Gordon was a resident of Everett, Washington at the time of passing.

Gordon attended Roosevelt Elementary School, North Junior Middle School and graduated from Everett High School where he met the love of his life, Janice (Wiklof) in 1960.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to Kittitas County Search and Rescue ( kittitascountysar.org ) or The American Heart Association ( www.heart.org.

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