Gordon George Benane
August 28, 1960 - December 13, 2013
Gordon George Benane of Grand Coulee, WA, passed away on Friday, December 13, 2013. He was born in New Berlin, NY, but moved to Wendell, NC at a young age. He was active in Scouting and earned the rank of Life Scout. After high school, he joined the United States Air Force and served for 21 years. Upon retirement, Gordon began his second career and worked as a Information Systems Security/Compliance Manager for the Federal Government at the Grand Coulee Dam. He was very active in Masonic Lodge 120 in Grand Coulee.
Gordon is survived by his four sons John, Thomas, Ryan and Benjamin of Spokane Valley, WA, his mother, Patricia Hendrickson Benane, his four sisters, Kathleen Askew (Jesse), Tracey Reynaud (Paul), Shelly Deters (Vince), and Marcia Townsend as well as his three nieces and three nephews all in NC. He was preceded in death by his father, John Stephens Benane.
A 3:00pm Celebration of Gordon's Life will be held Saturday, December 21, 2013 at Hazen & Jaeger Valley Funeral Home in Spokane Valley, WA with a private family service to be held at a later date.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, PO BOX 758517, Topeka, KS 66675
Strate Funeral Home of Grand Coulee, Washington is honored to be serving Gordon's family.