Gordon Harmon, age 82, of Spring Valley, Wisconsin, formerly of Grantsburg, Wisconsin, died Saturday, November 19, 2022 at his residence in the Valley Villas.
A visitation will be held at the Community Bible Church in Spring Valley, WI on Friday, December 2nd from 5:00 to 6:30PM.
Memorial service will be Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 11 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church in Grantsburg, with visitation one hour prior to the service. A luncheon will follow the service.
Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Grantsburg with military honors by Brask Fossum Janke American Legion Post 185 of Grantsburg.
Gordon was born December 8, 1939 to Earl and Verna (Nordstrom) Harmon in Grantsburg, Wisconsin. He attended Grantsburg High School and graduated with the Class of 1957.
After high school, Gordon entered the U.S. Army and served for 2 years. In 1958 he married Kay Jensen and were blessed with 4 children. They were married for 26 years before ending their marriage.
Gordon worked in a machine shop and various construction jobs before becoming self-employed. He later operated Harmon Brothers Construction in Grantsburg with his brothers Glen and Marvin. After their start in residential construction, they focused on commercial with several schools, banks, factories and a casino to their credit.
In 1993 he married Janet Gaffney. They enjoyed residency in Grantsburg, Cape Coral, FL and Fort Meyers, FL before ending their 17-year marriage.
Gordon enjoyed family, hunting, dogs, traveling, building log homes and an unending list of “projects”. He spent several winters in Florida.
Preceding him in death were his parents; infant son DWayne; brothers Larry, Bradley and Glen; and sister Lois.
He is survived by children: Cindy (Steve) Marek of Spring Valley; sons: Wayne Harmon of Roseville, MN; and Gordon Todd (Laura) Harmon of Owen, Wisconsin; 9 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; siblings: Marvin (Hannah) Harmon of Conway AK, Ardyce Erbstoesser of Monticello, MN, Karen (Vern) Anderson of Cambridge, MN, Verle Johnson of North Branch, MN. and many other relatives and friends.