Beloved husband, father and grandfather, Gordon Leonard Homola, passed away peacefully on March, 19, 2019 at his home in Woodland, Washington at the age of 84. He was born June 15th, 1934 in Fredonia, ND to William and Mayme (Niskanen) Homola.
Gordon married Kathleen Blomquist in December of 1961 and they enjoyed 57 years together. He was a lifelong member of the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church.
Known as a quiet and sincere christian, his faith was first and foremost. Gordon’s wry sense of humor will be missed.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen, of Woodland, WA; children Paul and Lisa of Brush Prairie, WA, Ward and Kristina of Battle Ground, WA, Lisa and Brent Halme of Woodland, WA, Jeff and Katherine Homola of Palmer, AK, Denise and Marty Peterson of Ridgefield, WA, Sara and Marc Stapleton of Woodland, WA, Jana and John Halme of La Center, WA. sisters, Jean Tanninen, Margie Smith, Dorothy Hendrickson and Joyce Tapani; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Clarence, Fremont and Hubert; sisters, Marie Muonio, Ellen Bellikka, Thelma Homola and Florence Bellika.
The funeral service was Sat., March 23, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Old Apostolic Lutheran Church of Brush Prairie, 16603 NE 142nd Ave., Brush Prairie, WA 98606.
Final resting place Elim Cemetery Brush Prairie, Washington.