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Gordon Frederick Varuska Jr.

September 6, 1942 May 17, 2018
Gordon Frederick Varuska Jr.
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Obituary for Gordon Frederick Varuska Jr.

Gordon Frederick Varuska Jr., age 75, of Worthington, MN, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at the South Shore Care Center in Worthington, MN, under the supervision of Compassionate Care Hospice.
Gordon married Jeanette Schroeder on August 7, 1976 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN.
They lived over 30 years in Worthington. Gordon worked the majority of time in the meat packing industry until a heart attack. He enjoyed fishing, mowing lawn and spending time with family and friends. He was a loving husband, dad, grandpa to his family and neighborhood children and great-grandpa. He was known as the candy-man to the Wednesday night church family and neighborhood children.
Gordon served in the United States Army and Federal Republic of Germany from 1960 to 1966.
Gordon is survived by his wife, Jeanette of 41 years; four children, Dayle (Cherie) Varuska, Debbie Schroer, Carla (Alan) Primm, and Gordon Varuska III and fiancé Jamie Johnson Hagemeyer, and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Gordon Frederick Sr. and Alice Varuska and brother-in-law, Roger Heimensen
Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Mark Schreiber officiating. Burial will be held in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. Matthew Lutheran Church building fund.
Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

20

May

4:00 PM 5/20/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/20/2018 7:00:00 PM
St. Matthew Lutheran Church

1505 Dover Street
Worthington, MN 56187

St. Matthew Lutheran Church
1505 Dover Street Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Service

Monday

21

May

10:30 AM 5/21/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Matthew Lutheran Church

1505 Dover Street
Worthington, MN 56187

St. Matthew Lutheran Church
1505 Dover Street Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

29600 County Highway 35
Worthington, MN 56187

29600 County Highway 35 Worthington 56187 MN
United States
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