Obituary for Gordon Clyde Searle

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Gordon C. Searle, 84, of La Crosse, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019. He was born January 15, 1935 to Clyde and Kathryn (Gilbertson) Searle. He married Betty Schwertel on September 3, 1955.
Gordon worked in the computer industry at Trane Company in La Crosse, Northern Telecom in Nashville, TN and Heilman's in La Crosse. He was an avid Packer fan, loved gardening (especially tomatoes), golfing, but mostly spending time with his family. He always put his family first.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Betty, their children, Jane (Mark) Boehlke, Gary (Nancy) Searle and Mary (Wayne) Fell, 6 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Sharon Paul.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, August 14th at 10:00 a.m. at North Presbyterian Church, 1327 N Salem Rd, La Crosse. Pastor Scott Skogen will officiate and private family interment will be in the Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum. Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until time of services. Information and online condolences may be given to the family at
The family would like to give a special thank you to the 6th Floor at Gundersen, Mulder Care Center staff, and the staff at Eagle Crest South for all the wonderful care. The Dickinson Family Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with services.