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Katherine Gordon

Katherine Gordon

Dec. 6, 1927-June 1, 2013

Katherine M. Bava was born to Dominico and Chiara (Gennorela) Bava on December 6, 1927 at home in Dilworth.

Katherine was raised in Dilworth, where she graduated from high school. She attended Interstate Business College in Fargo, and then married Stanley Gordon on July 24, 1950 in Dilworth. They made their home in Dilworth, where they raised their family. Stanley died April 3, 1990, and she continued to make Dilworth her home.

Katherine died Saturday, June 1, 2013, at her home, under the loving care of her three sons and family, and Hospice of the Red River Valley, at 85 years of age.

Surviving Katherine are her three sons, Tim (Patty) of Detroit Lakes, Stan Jr. (Carol) of Des Moines, Wash., and Alan (Pam) of Moorhead; nine grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Katherine was preceded in death by a son, Dominic; her parents; a brother, Antonio Bava; and a sister, Elizabeth Wallace.

The family would like to thank Hospice for their kind and compassionate care they offered to Katherine and her family, and Father Pat Sullivan for his daily visits to the home.

Visitation for Katherine will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 3, with a 7 p.m. prayer service and rosary recitation, at Korsmo Funeral Chapel in Moorhead.

The funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 4 in St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Dilworth, with burial in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Moorhead. An online guestbook is at