Gordon Storlie, 67, New Hampton

--obit-StorlieGordon D. Storlie, age 67, of New Hampton, Iowa passed away Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center in New Hampton.

Gordon was born April 14, 1946 to Irving and Roby (Comstock) Storlie near Cherry Grove, Fillmore County, Minn. He graduated from Harmony High School and attended vocational college in Austin, Minn. for one year. Gordon was married to Martha Retterath and later divorced, and he also married Marsha Lubben-Storlie.

Trucking around the United States and traveling the back roads, stopping at many remote places, was Gordon’s passion. He was currently employed by Featherlite delivering trailers throughout the United States. Playing pool was a favorite activity of his, being a member of the Borderline Pool League for almost 40 years. Many people knew Gordon as a talker. He could have a lengthy conversation with anyone, no matter if you were a stranger or a friend. He also enjoyed old country music, playing cards, going to casinos, fishing, family reunions and old cars, especially Volkswagons.

Gordon is survived by his special friend, Sharon Carpenter of New Hampton; children, Vickie Storlie of Mason City, Iowa, Wanda (Phil) Mueller of Clarksville, Iowa, Rick (Maria Pfiffner) Storlie of Waterloo, Iowa and Lucas Storlie, Rachel Storlie, Cassie Storlie, Landon Storlie and stepson Jordan Lubben, all of New Hampton; grandchildren, Nolan Storlie, Tiffany Krahenbuhl, Megan Krahenbuhl, Calub Storlie, Courtney Storlie, DesiRay Storlie and step-grandson Hunter Lubben; brothers, Roger (Ann) Storlie of Wykoff, Minn. and Larry (Lyn) Storlie of Caledonia, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Irving and Roby, and brother, Darrell Storlie.

Funeral services for Gordon Storlie will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 at Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Cresco, Iowa with Pastor Linda Prestholt officiating. Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 at Saetersdal Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be held 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Cresco.

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