Gordon L. Saxton

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Gordon L. Saxton, 85, of Tonto Creek Shores, Ariz., died Oct. 6, 2006 in Tonto Creek Shores. He was born Nov. 19, 1920 in Traverse City, Mich.

Mr. Saxton was born and raised in Michigan. He was one of 10 children. He was in the Army during World War II, stationed in France. He moved to Arizona in 1970 and spent his last years with his daughter.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law: Sandra and Argo Pottorff; oldest son, Stanley and Irene Saxton; twins, Burr and Jackie Saxton, and Ray and Theresa Saxton; numerous siblings, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Saxton.

A graveside service will be held in Grawn, Mich.

Donations may be made to the charity of your choice in Mr. Saxton's name.

Arrangements handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home. An online guest book is available at www.messingerpayson.com.

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