Gordon Henry Ellenson,68, Fargo, ND, passed away on January 30, 2022, in his home surrounded by his family under the care of hospice.
Gordy Ellenson was born on April 8, 1953, in Breckenridge, Minnesota to Joseph and Joyce Ellenson; one of seven children. He attended high school in Kindred and after graduation, he obtained an associate degree from NDSCS. Gordy was married to Pam Olson and together they raised three children: Justin, Jerrod, and Jackie.
Gordy started his working career at Melroe Corporation in Gwinner, before moving on to Farmers Elevator in Grace City, and eventually retiring from Arthur Companies in Page, ND, spending most of his career as a Grain Elevator Operator.
Gordy loved to play cards, go fishing, cook meals, woodwork, and paint. He enjoyed going to the Bison games and going on casino trips. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family and many friends. He was a jokester and liked to poke fun at anyone he could. If you let him, he could sit and visit for hours talking about anything and everything. He had the most wonderful personality
Gordy is survived by his children: Justin (Sarah) Ellenson, Jerrod (Michelle) Ellenson, and Jackie (Ryan) Lunneborg; his siblings: Marjorie (Gene) Wolter, Norma Olson, Jeanette (Marvin) Baarstad, Bonnie (Allan) Christianson, and Ray Ellenson; grandchildren: Brayden, Dylan, Gabe, Riley, Allison (Austin), Seth, Dru, and Rayna; great-grandchildren: Carson and Macy; brother-in-law Darrel Saathoff; sister-in-law Brenda Dick; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Gordy was preceded in death by his wife: Pam, his parents: Joseph and Joyce; his brother Jerome; his parents-in-law: Arthur and Norma (Maxine); his sister-in-law: Virginia; and brothers-in-law Gene, Keith, and Raymond.
VISITATION: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Saturday, February 5th, 2022 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo
FUNERAL SERVICE: 6:00 PM Saturday, February 5th, 2022 Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo
The family would like to thank Hospice of the Red River Valley for the compassionate care they provided to Gordy in his final days.