THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: January 29, 2014
William "Bill" Gordon, 67, of Green Bay passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Jan. 26.
Born Jan. 17, 1947, to the late Raymond and Susan Gordon in Goodman, he graduated from Goodman High School in 1965. On July 20 1975, he married the love of his life, the former Elizabeth Corpus. He was a longtime employee of Green Bay Packaging until his retirement in February of 2002. He then became a crossing guard for the City of Green Bay and most recently volunteered his time and expertise helping rebuild and restore the Fort Howard Log Cabin.
He was a loving family man, active in coaching his son 's baseball teams, was a Chicago Bears fan and enjoyed cheering on his children and grandchildren at their sporting events. He shared his love of the outdoors "up north" tapping trees for maple syrup, hunting, woodworking, making special projects for gifts and spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Liz; children, Billie (Chris) Fischer and Raymond (Sarah) Gordon; three grandchildren; two honorary grandchildren; a brother-in-law and partner in crime, Tony Corpus; siblings, Sandra Toth, of Iron Mountain, Judith (Michael) Cassidy, of Goodman and Raymond (Sandra) Gordon, of Wausaukee and many nieces, nephews and other loved ones.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until time of a Memorial Service at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at Newcomer Funeral Home, 340 S. Monroe Ave., Green Bay.