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January 3, 1965 – Friday, January 11, 2013

Service Information
Church of Gichitwaa Kateri, Mineapolis, MN
Thursday, January 17, 2013
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Church of Gichitwaa Kateri, Minneapolis, MN
Thursday, January 17, 2013
10:00 A.M.

Gordon Charles Swensen, age 48, of Minneapolis journeyed to the Spirit World on Friday, January 11, 2013 at his residence.

He was born in Minneapolis on January 3, 1965 the son of Wayne and Delores (Yellow) Schwensen.

Gordon was a chef at Axel’s restaurant who will be remembered as being a great brother and uncle!

He is survived by his siblings Jim (Bernadette), Martha (James), Monica (John), Yvette, Brian, and Sheldon (Christine), nieces and nephews Denita, Kristie, Jamie, Daniel, Michelle, Erica, Maria, Sabrina, Tera, Brianna, DuWayne, Jasmine, Krista and Dylan, many aunts and uncles, many other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents Wayne and Delores and his brother DuWayne.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Church of Gichitwaa Kateri, 3045 Park Avenue, Minneapolis on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11 A.M.

Visitation will take place at the church from 10 A.M. until the time of services.

Interment will take place at Crystal Lake Cemetery.

Honorary Casket Bearers will be DuWayne Schwensen, Martha Koland, Christine Pewaush, Jasmine Schwensen, Jamie Koland, Denita Cichy, Kristie Koland, Monica Merrill, Michelle Koland and Yvette Yellow.

Casket bearers will be Sheldon Schwensen, Brian Schwensen, Migizi Pewaush, Jim Koland, Daniel Koland, Jim Jahr, Dylan Jahr and John Butler.

Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, MN assisted the family with arrangements.

4 Guestbook Entries

  1. christina Braucks

    I’m so sorry for your loss of Gordon. I worked with Gordon at the Doubletree Grand Hotel. He was a great guy and I enjoyed working with him everyday. He always could make me laugh when I was having a bad day. RIP Gordy .

  2. Angeline M Mountain

    10 days later you pass after your Ma. This was too much for you. I was glad to give you a big hug. You definitely will not be forgotten. R.I.P Cousin Gordy. Sorry I will not be able to make it there to tell you farewell. I will say a prayer for you that day Cuz.

  3. Nicholas Mastley

    I am very sorry for your loss. Both for Gordy and his mom. Gordy was my favorite coworker at Axel’s Charhouse. He was the best coworker anybody could ever ask for. Not to mention, his soup that he would make everyday was awesome. I think his soup could literally beat out anybody elses in the whole world. He brought joy to work each and every day and always put a smile on my face. He was in two of my fantasy football leagues this year and I ran both of his leagues due to Gordy’s health complications. It was his best year ever in fantasy football, lol. He even made the playoffs in one of the leagues. When I found out about Gordy, it broke my heart. Not only was he my favorite coworker ever, but also a dear friend of mine. I will miss him so much and never forget all the memories we shared together. I will continue to pray for your family and God bless! Love, Nick

  4. Celeste Beaulieu

    Sorry to hear about your loss.


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