Carroll Daily Times Herald 310October 1941
Wednesday for John K. Gordon Glidden (THNS)—Funeral services services were held Wednesday 2 p. m. in the Presbyterian Church here for John K. Gordon, who died Monday at hjs farm home n0 rth of Glidden. The Rev. War- Pte ren D. Ives conducted the services. Music was furnished by a male Quartet composed of O. B. Moor- ouse, H. W\ Porter, W. H. Gener Gener and A. F. Haupert with Mrs. Q. B.Moorhouse at the organ. The pallbearers were six neighbors, Guy Gregory, Thomas Conner, Warren Conner, Carney Conner, Jerry Kotas and Edgar Livingston. Livingston. Interment was in Westlawn cemetery. John Kee Gordon, son. of John and. Margaret Kee Gordon, was born in New York City June 23, 1872. The first thirteen years of his life were spent in New York City. In the early fall of 1885, af ter the death of his mother, he went to M.^nteno, 111., to make his home with the Eli Coo\ey family He frequently visited William A Cooley, who moved to Glid.den with his family In 1902. After the death of Mr. Cooley, Mr, Gordon came to Glidden to take care of the Cooley farm. March 3, 1908 he was united in marriage to Lena L., Hebbell. To this union . were born five children, a son who died in infancy, Wilbur, who lives In Glidden, and three daughters Mrs. Ralph Ashbaugh .(Margaret) of Pamona, Calif., Ellen, who teaches at Odebolt, and MTB 1 James Gillett (Alice) of Carroll. There is one grandchild, Charlotte Louise Ashbaugh. He united with the Presbyter lan Church in 1908.