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3701 East 7th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: (417) 781-1711
Fax: (417)-781-3916
Gordon Sechrist

Gordon W Sechrist

Tuesday, December 14th, 1926 - Monday, May 24th, 2021
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Gordon W. Sechrist, age 94, passed away on Monday May 24, 2021 at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin.

Gordon was the son of Gerald and Grace (Hodge) Sechrist, born December 14, 1926 in Liberal, MO. Gordon attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Joplin. Gordon was known to always be on the go and was an avid fan of art; his favorite hobbies were scratch art and oil paintings. Gordon could often be found knitting hats for his loved ones along with the cancer patients and newborn babies at Freeman Hospital, where he volunteered a lot of his time. He also volunteered with Meals on Wheels. Along with donating his time, Gordon loved to read and play pool at the Senior Center.

Survivors include his, wife, Mary Lou and sister, Patty McKay.

Gordon was preceded in death by his father, Gerald, mother, Grace, and sister, Geraldine Mitchell.

A memorial Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 2:00pm with Fr. Joe Weidenbenner officiating.

The family would like to thank the CVICU staff at Freeman Hospital for their care and support. Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to the charity of your choice.
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    Saint Mary's Catholic Church
    3035 S Central City Rd
    Joplin, Missouri 64804
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    Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 2:00pm
    Saint Mary's Catholic Church
    3035 S Central City Rd
    Joplin, Missouri 64804
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Father Joseph Weidenbenner


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