November 24, 1939 - October 4, 2021
Gordon (Gordy) W. Boldt of Bloomington, MN passed away Monday, October 4, 2021 at the age of 81. He was born November 24, 1939 in Worthington, MN and grew up working the family farm with his dad and brother in Rushmore, MN. Gordy is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Lynn Cecily; daughters Heidi Quirk (Patrick) and Jennifer Sammis (Ralph); granddaughters Reilly Orner (Joseph), Megan Quirk and Caitlin Quirk; and great grandson, Lucas Orner. Gordy is preceded in death by his parents, William and Malvina Boldt; sister Wilma, and brother David (Mary Jane). Gordy graduated from South Dakota State University in 1960 where he made many lifelong friends. He worked as a Civil Engineer for the MN Department of Transportation for 36 years and held many job titles within the Railway and Motor Safety Divisions. In 1994 he was appointed Assistant Division Director of the Finance and Administration Division. Gordy and Lynn moved to St. Anthony Village in 1965 where they spent 30 years raising their family. As a proud father Gordy attended his daughter's music and sporting events. He was a member of Nativity Lutheran Church where he participated in the choir, as he continued to do throughout his life, had season tickets to the Guthrie Theater, and was active in the local Jaycees. Upon retiring in 1996, Gordy and Lynn moved to Silverthorne, CO and for the next 10 years enjoyed hiking, camping and skiing with many new friends as part of the Over the Hill Gang. He worked at Copper Mountain Ski Resort and was a member of Lord of the Mountain Lutheran Church. Gordy and Lynn returned to MN in 2006 to be closer to their families and grandchildren. He spent the next 15 years going to theater and music productions, cheering on the Golden Gophers and was an active member of both Applewood Pointe at Valley West and St. Stephen Lutheran Church. Throughout their marriage Gordy and Lynn were fortunate to travel the world together. Gordy will always be remembered as someone who put his family, his faith and his community at the forefront of his life. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, October 18, 2021 at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Bloomington, with visitation starting at 9:30 AM. A live stream of the service will be available on the St. Stephen Lutheran Church website. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Feed My Starving Children and the University of MN Type 1 Diabetes Research Fund.
Gordon (Gordy) W. Boldt of Bloomington, MN passed away Monday, October 4, 2021 at the age of 81. He was born November 24, 1939 in Worthington, MN and grew up working the family farm with his dad and brother in Rushmore, MN. Gordy is survived... View Obituary & Service Information
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