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“Thank you for your service to our country. Rest in peace. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: - WA

“Sorry I was unable to attend Gordons funeral. He was a long time friend andwill be missed by everyone. LeroyJohnson ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Uncle Gordon taught me how to handle some tough situations. He had amazing poise. His smile and laughter are the best, even better than his amazing...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Carl Kennedy - Hampton, VA

“"Uncle Gordon" was one of my childhood heroes. He was a great man and will be missed by all. So many wonderful memories of the souvenirs and stories...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Matt Hultman - Federal Way, WA

“The Washington State Veterans Cemetery extends our deepest sympathies to the family of Gordon W. Zehm for your loss. We honor him for the service...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: - Medical Lake, WA

“My grandpa was the toughest yet kindest man in the world. He was my hero. I will miss him so much. Thank you for all our Familys and Friends support. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Nathan Hickson - Spokane, WA

“He was a awesome man and will be missed greatly. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Pam Brightwell (Brown) - ID

“I have so many fond memories, which I will forever cherish, of Uncle Gordon. My childhood would not have been the same without his boundless, jovial...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Lori Hultman - Seattle, WA

“Thank you for your service, and may you rest in peace. My condolences to the family. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Meagen Hoy - Spokane, WA

“I have such fond memories of Uncle Gordon. My mom, Pat, adored her older brother and he always made the trip to come see us when he was in port and...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Stephanie Schau (Hultman) - CA

“Gordon Zehm was loved and will be missed by all. Here is a favorite photo of Uncle Gordon and family. Wish I had more of these to share. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Brian Kennedy - Round Rock, TX

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Scout & Tina Emerson/Smith - WA


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Gordon was born on April 25, 1931 and passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2016.

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

He attended Rogers High School.

He enlisted in the Army National Guard; he then joined the US Navy. He served our country from May 7 1952 to May 1 1990. Gordon received many commendation medals including a Purple Heart. He served on the USS Cabot Bon Homme Richard Coral Sea Hancock and USS Constellation. He served our country during the Korean War to the beginning of the Iraq War. He retired from the US Navy as an E-9 Command Master Chief of the Pacific Fleet.

A funeral service for Gordon will be held on Wednesday November 30 2016 at 1pm at Heritage Funeral Home followed by a graveside service with military honors.

. Please make any memorial contributions in Gordons name to the American Veterans Association.

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