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“I grew up with Gordon on the Cowan farm near Storden MN. I happened to stumble across this and I am so sad to hear of his passing! He is missed by...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Jayne McCormick - Craig, CO

“I met Gordon many many years ago through the cable industry. He was a wizard at his occupation and had a reputation for completing any task offered...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Sharon Winters - Thornton, CO

“I will remember Gordon as a hard-working man with a heart of gold. A truly good man. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Tina Shaffer - LeClaire, IA

“I'm gonna miss him he was a very cool person. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Inger Bennett

“loyal friend ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: George H. Barlow

“Gordon's love and passion for his animals were obvious in his application for Belle. Because of his candid responses, we realized he was the perfect...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Milber and Rick Berry - TX

“We are so sorry to hear of Gordon's passing. He was such a kind and generous person who would never hesitate to help others. Our heartfelt sympathy...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Jen & James Carpenter - Davenport, IA

“It was an honor to know and work with Gordon all of these years. He was a dedicated worker..great friend to many. He will be missed by us all..we...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Joanne Lampkin - Moline, IL

“I truly want to express my sympathy with his close friends and family. Gordon was way too young to leave us so soon. I went on a fishing trip to...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Robert Schoemaker - Moline, IL

“This is indeed a very sad day for all of us that were blessed to have known Gordon. His passing has left a huge void that may never be filled within...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Tim Meier - EM, IL

“He will always be remembered, what a wonderful friend he was to all. My condolences to all his family and friends. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Terry and Joyce Plunkett - IL

Gordon G. Witzel, 52, of Moline, IL, died Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at his home.

A Graveside Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 26, 2012 at Moline Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. with the Funeral Service beginning at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Avenue, Moline. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to his sons.

Gordon was born on January 26, 1960 in Turlock, CA. He worked very hard and was the driving force for Illowa Cable and for the past 10 years has been the President. He was a very dedicated worker and was often spending time at the "Corporate Office". He enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, cooking, hunting and guns, and traveling, especially to Aruba.

Survivors include
Sons Brett
Grandson Aidan
Sisters Debra
Long time girlfriend Julie Smith and his army of friends
Dogs Belle

He was preceded in death by his dog, Ginger.

Funeral Home
Esterdahl Mortuary
6601 38th Ave. Moline, IL 61265
Tel. (309) 736-7100