Gordon Baldwin, age 59, of Rush City died August 5, 2020 at North Memorial Health in Robbinsdale as the result of an ATV accident. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Calvary Baptist Church in Cambridge.
Gordan William Baldwin of Rush City Mn passed away at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, Mn on August 5th, 2020 following an ATV accident.
Gordy was born February 11, 1961 to Allen Baldwin and Ella Ann (Emery) Baldwin. Gordy grew up with 4 brothers (Clayton, Leland, Rodney, and Allen Jr) and 1 sister (Charlotte). Gordy enjoyed summers at the family lake cabin along with many hours of fishing. Gordy also enjoyed swimming on his local high school swim team along with downhill skiing with friends and family.
In 1978 Gordy joined the United State Air Force and served as an Airline Mechanic through 1980. After his time in the Air Force Gordy went to Alaska to work on a commercial fishing boats out on the Bering Sea.
Gordy met his wife Cheri Cote while attending college in Thief River Falls, MN. Gordy earned his associate degree in aviation as an A&P mechanic and worked in the airline industry. Cheri and Gordy were married in 1991 and they have two boys Chase and Colton.
Gordy enjoyed many wonderful years living on Rush Lake. He was able to do what he loved and enjoyed lake; he spent many hours fishing with friends on Rush Lake. Gordy brought joy to many people whether if that was through his 4th of July fire work show or his amazing cook outs. He had a love for the lake and loved telling his fishing stories. If you needed any advice about where to fish, help with boat motors or any other advice, he was the man to ask.
Gordy will be greatly missed by his family and friends and his dogs Sadie and Maya. Military Service will be held at a later date.