Celebration of Life
Obituary of Joan Gordon
Joan Gordon, born May 17, 1932, passed away on June 2, 2019 in La Mesa, CA. She was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Helen and Clinton Lamphere. She was pre- deceased by her former husband John Danhof in 1990, husband William Gordon in 2017, and sons Robert Danhof and James Danhof.
Her loves were her family, friends, boating, dancing, poetry, baseball, basketball and politics. She enjoyed joining her friends at the gym in CA and corresponding with her high school friends in Michigan. She worked over 20 years in the insurance industry. Joan is survived by her brother Dick ( La Von), daughter Susan, step- son Jim (Kelly), grandchildren Blaire, Jordan ( Megan), Fiona, Kara and great granddaughter Jessica, along with many wonderful nieces and nephews.
Joan will be remembered for her love for elephants, photography, scrapbooking, cooking and singing her all-time favorites including “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” and “Fly Me to the Moon”
A graveside memorial service will take place Monday July, 1 2019 at 11:00am at Singing Hills Memorial Park, 2800 Dehesa Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019
There will be a Celebration of Life immediately after at Singing Hills Golf Resort Red Tail Grill, 3007 Dehesa Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019.