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Gordon A. Greig

Dec 26, 2020

Aug. 20, 1931 – Dec. 20, 2020

Gordon A. Greig, the

son of Maurice and Ellen

(Anderson) Greig was

born on August 20, 1931

in Rugby, North Dakota.

He died at the age of 89

years on Sunday, De-

cember 20, 2020 at the

Heart of America Care

Center in Rugby.

Gordon was raised in

the home of his parents in

Pleasant Lake and attend-

ed Broken Bone School in

Pleasant Lake until the

8th grade. The family

moved to Rugby where he

attended high school, gra-

duating in 1949. He at-

tended the University of

North Dakota briefly be-

fore returning home to

farm and also work at

Texaco. On October 9,

1954 he was united in

marriage to Bernice Har-

mel at Bethany Lutheran

Church in Rugby. Follow-

ing their marriage, the

couple made their home

for the next 47 years near

Pleasant Lake where they

farmed and raised their

family. When he retired

from farming, the couple

moved to Rugby. He

worked for the Towner

Nursery, Johnson Plumb-

ing and the Prairie Village

Museum. Bernice’s

health started to decline,

so Gordon stayed home to

take care of her until her

death in 2010. Gordon

enjoyed fixing old cars,

crossword puzzles, read-

ing, watching the Price is

Right, Jeopardy and

Wheel of Fortune. He

lived a simple, humble

life who treasured his

family, that he was so

proud of.

Gordon is survived by

his children, Randy Greig,

Jeff Greig and Sandi

(Todd) Munyer, all of

Rugby; grandchildren,

Jennifer Hughes, Colin

(Heather) Engel, Nathan

Engel, Amanda (Tyler)

Ohlsen, Cody (Kayla)

Goetz, Tanner (Kelsey)

Goetz, Jason (DelRay)

Goetz, Ashlynn Munyer,

Kris (Roshana) Allred and

Michael (April) Allred; 18

great grandchildren with

one on the way;

son-in-law, Monte (Kath-

leen) Engel of Bismarck;

several nieces, nephews;

other relatives and

friends. He was preceded

in death by a daughter,

Michele Engel; two chil-

dren in infancy; a sister,

Maureen Schaan and his


Funeral services will be

held at 11:00 a.m. Mon-

day, December 28 at St.

Paul Lutheran Church in

Rugby with burial in the

Persilla Watts Cemetery in

Rugby. Pastor Joshua

Reimche, officiating.

Visitation will be from

5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday

at the Anderson Funeral

Home in Rugby and will

continue for one hour pri-

or to the time of services

at the church on Monday.

Casket Bearers: Todd

Munyer, Cody Goetz,

Tanner Goetz, Jason

Goetz, Monte Engel and

Ashlynn Munyer

Honorary Bearers: Tim

Stone, Doug Mundahl and

All of Gordon’s

Grandchildren and Great


Arrangements with the

Anderson Funeral Home

of Rugby.

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