– Gordon, 82, died May 24 at his home in Scio. He was born
in Gates and lived all of his life in the Willamette Valley.
Gordon served in the US Army after the Korean War. He worked
as a mechanic for the State of Oregon for many years, while
farming. Gordon married Velma Hardy on May 2, 1985 in Lake
Tahoe, she preceded him in death on March 7, 2010. He enjoyed
hunting, racing horses, raising cattle and being with his dog,
Gordon is survived by his sons: Kenneth (Cindy) Devine
of Stayton, Dennis Devine of Stayton and Gerry Devine of
Stayton; brother: Wayne Devine of Turner; sisters: Norma
“Jeannie” Etzel of Stayton and Lorena Cole of Salem; 7
grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Private interment was
in Fairview Cemetery, Gates. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.