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Virginia Mae Gordon

    Virginia M. Gordon, age 93 of York, NE, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2024 in York. She was the daughter of Forrest and Genevive (Dietrich) Brannin, born in Falls City, NE on December 25, 1930. She married Harry W. Gordon on January 14, 1952. They were married 54 years before his passing on December 11, 2007. They had two sons, Francis Edward Gordon and Terrence Lee Gordon.

    Virginia and family lived in Pawnee City, NE, moved to Tecumseh, NE, and in 1969 they moved to York, NE. She worked at the Odd Fellows Nursing Home, as a nurse’s aide.

    She was a member of Rebekah Lodge in York and a member of LEA and LAPM of Nebraska, in which she was a state officer for both. She was a member of Jobs Daughters and Order of The Eastern Star.

    She is survived by two sons: Francis Edward “Eddie” Gordon (Kay) and Terrence Lee Gordon, both of York; grandchildren: Erica R. Smith of Utica, NE and Kyle Edward Gordon of York; great-grandchildren: Deven R. Smith of Marysville, MO, Kayla L. Smith of Celina, TX, Farrah Kay Lynn Gordon and Lydia Vera Mae Gordon of York.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, grandparents Fred and Frieda Dietrich, and her in-laws, Francis Edward Gordon and Ella May Gordon.

    Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm, Thursday, May 2, 2024 at Metz Chapel. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in York. Visitation will be held from 1-8 pm on Wednesday. Memorials may be directed to the family. Virginia’s service will be livestreamed on Metz Mortuary’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl1ffBwglpCqu7nKkx42SzQ

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