Gordon Ten Pass

Date of Death: Dec 25, 2015
Gordon Ten Pass
[highlight_text]1931-2015[/highlight_text] Gordon J. Ten Pass, 84, of Beaver Dam, formerly of Waupun, died Friday, December 25, 2015 at his home in Beaver Dam.


[leftcolumn] Gordon was born February 5, 1931 in Waupun the son of the late Bert and Matie Wilderman Ten Pass. On April 3, 1950 he married Joyce M. Westhuis in Waupun. The couple farmed on the Ten Pass family homestead where they developed a state of the art milking parlor system with a large herd of swiss cattle. In 2002 the couple retired and moved to the city of Waupun where they lived until they moved to Beaver Dam. Gordon and Joyce enjoyed traveling to Sun City, AZ where they spent many winters with family and friends.

Gordon is survived by his wife, Joyce; three children: Colleen (John) Kodet of Cedar Grove, WI, Galvin Ten Pass of Markesan, and Greg Ten Pass of Beaver Dam; grandchildren: Dr. John Kodet, Dr. Anna (Dr. Joseph) Topczewski, Samantha (Rene) Muzquiz, Justin Ten Pass, and Grant Ten Pass; great-grandchildren, Rene Ricardo Luis Muzquiz, and Reinaldo Jesus Muzquiz; and a brother, Merlyn (Judy) Ten Pass of Oviedo, FL.


[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Visitation: [/highlight_text] Family and friends may call on the Ten Pass family on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun from 5-8 p.m.

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Private Services: [/highlight_text] Private family funeral services will be held on Wednesday.



  1. Christine-Chrissy Barnard Says: December 27, 2015 at 9:04 pm

    Sorry for your loss. He was a great person that treated me so well when I visited in AZ. I am praying for you all.

  2. Elton & Sharon Posthuma Says: December 28, 2015 at 8:15 am

    Our sympathy for the passing of Gordon. May God comfort your family at this time and in days to come.

  3. Mark and Judy Mullen Says: December 29, 2015 at 3:43 pm

    Sorry for your loss. Gordon was a good neighbor and friend. God be with you all.

  4. Gail & Rick Byrd Says: December 30, 2015 at 8:03 am

    Our sincere sympathies on the loss of your dad – May cherished memories comfort you, and the peace that only God’s grace provides see you through the days ahead.

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