Obituary Gordon Arthur Fricke |

Obituary Gordon Arthur Fricke

October 22, 1927 – January 22, 2014

Wednesday , January 22, 2014, Gordon Arthur Fricke, 86, passed away peacefully in the home which he was born. Gordon was born October 22, 1927, the third of four sons to Fred and Alma (Settelmeyer) Fricke. Gordon was preceded in death by his wife JoAnne in 1995. Gordon is survived by his daughter Lisa (Rick) Fricke-Aiazzi, son Gregg Fricke, grandchildren Caitlin, Cameron, Tyler, Lance, great-granddaughter Brooke, nephew Harlan (Caroline) Fricke, nieces Kris (Tom) Kehoe, Gwen (Mike) Jolls, Stephanie (Lee) Morris, and many cousins and friends. Gordon was a respected dairyman/rancher and spent his entire life in the Carson Valley. His true love was working the land on which he was raised. He enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren participate in various activities. Up until two years ago, Gordon enjoyed his weekly gathering with the “Breakfast Club” and he supported various community groups. Gordon passed as he lived, altruistically. The family would like to thank No Place Like Home for dedicated caregivers, St. Mary’s Hospice and Walton’s Funeral Home. Services will be held on Saturday February 1, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Gardnerville. Following the service, interment will be at the Garden Cemetery with a dessert reception afterward in Gordon’s home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to DHS JROTC Program, CVCT-Young Thespians, or Douglas Pop Warner: 1255 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville, NV 89460. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6 NKJV


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