GORDON DIEHL REDMOND, 65, of Pueblo, died July 14, 2012. Gordon was born in Pueblo, CO, on August 24, 1946, to E. Diehl and Margaret Gordon Redmond. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Margaret Hammill Huffmon. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 29 years, Katharine M; daughter, Erica (Ivan) Saldana of Severna Park, MD; sister, Lucia (Jim) Knutson of Altamonte Springs, FL; and several nieces and nephews; grandchildren, Aliester, Ian and Anastasia Saldana. Gordon and Kath had opened their hearts to many special people whom they 'adopted' as children and grandchildren. Gordon had been blessed to be chosen godfather to Bradley Gordon Hammill, Meghan Bell and Morgon and Jordon Tooley-Prater. Gordon was especially honored to be grandpa to Miranda Genova and dearly loved his 'Punkin,' Tailey Jayde Genova. Gordon was known to many as 'GG' for Grandpa Gordon.Gordon graduated from Centennial High School in 1964 and Southern Colorado State College in 1969. For 27 years, Gordon was a caseworker for the Pueblo County Department of Social Services in the Adolescent Unit and finished his career in the Adult Protection division. After taking early retirement from DSS, Gordon and Kath operated a private counseling company, KARANIK, Inc. Gordon was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church and was involved in several ministries. Visitation and wake will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, 2012, and the funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2012. Both services at St. Pius X Church, 3130 Morris Ave., Pueblo. Burial at Mountain View Cemetery following the Mass. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Kathy, we are very sorry to hear of Gordon’s passing. We were out of the country, and unable to attend services. May the Lord hold you in his hand and grant Gordon everlasting peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Georgia and Jim Hoffmann

  2. Dear Katharine,
    We know that the wonderful friends and your Pueblo family that you and Gordon have loved and cared for, will be your strength and love over the coming days.
    We love you dearly, Pam and Greg

  3. Kathy,

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. Gordon was a great guy and we all will miss him. If you need anything at all you know where to get a hold of us. Keep in touch okay. Love You

  4. Kathie,
    We are truly sorry for your loss. I know there are no healing words or magic potion to help ease in a time like this. We want you to know that the two of you demonstrated the true meaning of Love. It was so amazing to see how crazy the two of you were still about one another, after all those years of marriage. It was a gift for us to have the two of you as our marriage preperation leaders and we regret not being able to share this with Gordon in person. If there is anything we can do please let us know.

    With Love,
    Andrew and Elizabeth Volkmann

  5. Dear Kathy,
    I was sorry to learn of Gordon’s
    passing. Please accept my condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

  6. Katharine,

    We send our love and prayers. It was so good to see you in Rochester at Sister

    Elise’s funeral. We both have great memories of our times together and know that

    Gordon is at peace and will be sending blessings of love to you now and will be

    sending love each day.

    With hugs,
    Carole and S,Elnee

  7. Dear Kathy,
    We are very sorry to hear about Gordon’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. You both have been so kind and made such in a difference in my life and in the lives of others! We love you both!
    Jeanette, Zane and Gavin Grant

  8. Katharine,
    I was so very shocked and saddened to hear about Gordon. I have always held you both in highest regards. Gordon always had a smile on his face and kind words. My heart goes out to you, my prayers are with you. Peace be with you.

  9. Kathy,
    I was saddened to hear about your loss – I have always thought the world of both you and Gordon. Your special bond and love for each other will live on forever. You both were truely blessed to share such a wonderful life & marriage together. My thoughts, love & prayers always.

  10. Mrs. Redmond and Lucia,
    I was shocked and saddened to read about Gordie. He was one of the nicest individuals I’ve ever met. He will be missed by many people. My prayers are with you all, Rick

  11. Kathy,

    I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. It was always such a pleasure to see you and Gordon at the hearing aid office and Applebee’s. He always had a smile for me and brightened my day. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.


  12. Kathy: I want to express to you my most heartfelt sympathy. I hope that you can find some comfort in your many special memories and in the thought of the happy years you shared with Gordon. May the thoughts and prayers of all those who love you help sustain you at this difficult time.

  13. Kathy and Erika: I am so thankful that I was able to visit with Gordon before he passed. Your grief is shared by many. Gordon was a very special person and I feel very fortunate to have known him. May the love of family and friends comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead.

    Cheryl Fabjancic

  14. Kathleen,
    So sorry to hear of your loss! I have such great memories of the two of you coming to see me at the bank! You two always brought a smile to my face. Always wanted to have the marriage you two have.
    Bobby is also so saddened by the great loss of a friend. We think of you two often! We are here for you if there is anything, anything at all. We truly have missed you two. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers today and always! Love, Bobby and Nancy Bonner

  15. Am so sorry to hear of Gordons passing.He always had a smile and cherful conversation when he saw you. He was an extraordinary man and asset to our community. He never failed as a friend to me and he will be missed by so many. Kathy , you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  16. Those we love don’t go away,
    They walk beside us every day,
    Unseen, unheard, but always near,
    Still loved, still missed and very dear.

    Kathy, Our thoughts are prayers are with you….Love you Dona

  17. Dearest Kathy and family,
    Our sincerest sympathies to all of you at this terrible loss. We will always hold Gordon and you in our hearts as friends, fellow pilgrims in faith and folks who shared our struggles. There is a hole in our collective heart where Gordon lived and breathed.
    Please let us know if there is something we can do for you.
    Chris, Ron and Susanna Armstrong

  18. Dearest Kathy,
    I am so very sorry for your loss of Gordon, just a few days ago we were chatting. . .may Jesus of Nazareth hold you in his loving arms and comfort you as he now comforts Gordon. My love to you, Karen

  19. Kathy,

    Our sincere sympathy, prayers, and gentle thoughts are with you at this sad and difficult time.

  20. Kathy,

    I am sorry for your loss. Gordon was a good guy. I went to high school with him.

    Best regards

    Cindy (Crum) Young

  21. My heart goes out to you,Kathy. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God hold you close in His care during this difficult time.


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