Gary Allen Kordenat

Gary Allen Kordenat, 67, died of heart failure Sept. 4, 2013, in Canby.

Gary Allen KordenatHe was born Jan. 22, 1946, in Kelso, Wash., to Dick and Lois Kordenat. He graduated from Clackamas High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1966 in Vietnam.

On Nov. 12, 1966, he married Beverly Laubsch in Gladstone.

He worked for Canby Utility Board and retired in 2012. He was a member and former commander of American Legion Post 122 in Canby. He volunteered for Canby Kids and enjoyed woodworking and hunting.

Survivors include his wife; sons, Carl, of Woodburn, and Keith, of Longview, Wash.; brother, Tom, of Vancouver, Wash.; and four grandchildren.

His parents, sister, Marilyn Garrow, and brother Charles preceded him in death.

A memorial service will be held Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. at Canby American Legion Post 122.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Legion post.