Thursday, July 31, 2014

Gordon Lee DeHaan

Published Friday, May 9, 2014

Mr. Gordon Lee DeHaan, 82 of Winston-Salem, died Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Arbor Acres.
Mr. DeHaan was born Aug. 30, 1931 in Grand Rapids, Mich. He was a member of Clemmons United Methodist Church and had retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. after 30 years in the sales, marketing and promotions department.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Tony and Vina Clayton DeHaan. and his first wife, Geraldine Doxtater DeHaan.
Survivors: his wife, Gerri Legandyke DeHaan; a daughter, Susan Gottke (Wayne) of Mt. Vernon, Ohio; a son, Paul DeHaan (Kay) of Advance; 4 grandsons, Andy Gottke (Melissa) of Cincinnati, Ohio, Michael DeHaan of Morrisville, Jeff Gottke (Erin) of Mt. Vernon, and Joel Gottke (Megan) of Columbus, Ohio; 2 great-grandsons, Edward Gottke and Henry Gordon Gottke; 3 stepdaughters, Kris Zinser (Tim), Valerie Buckley (Butch) and Linda Jacob (Gary); and 5 half brothers and sisters, Judie Baki, Jack Snyder, Jean DeBoer, Joyce Oldenkamp and Jerry Snyder.
A graveside service was to be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 8 at Westlawn Gardens of Memory in Clemmons by the Revs. Paula Northrup and Cathy Vlastakis. The family was to receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel.
Memorials: Hospice/Palliative CareCenter, 101 Hospice Ln. Winston-Salem, 27103.
Online condolences: www.hayworth-miller.com.