Gordon Edward Piepho

Gordon Piepho passed away peacefully in Brentwood on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 88 years of age.

Gordon honorably served his country as a member of the Army’s Military Police during the Korean War. Gordon attended Armstrong College in Berkeley where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in transportation.

Gordon spent the majority of his career in the food service business as a salesman for Beatrice/Hunt Wesson and ultimately retired as a district sales manager with ConAgra. Gordon retired in 1990 and enjoyed the family’s second home in South Lake Tahoe for many years.

Gordon was an avid weight lifter, Delta water skier (best known for his beach take-offs), loved to bowl with his SIRS of Discovery Bay friends and playing cards.

The family wishes to thank the Bruiz Care Home of Brentwood and staff for their compassionate and high level of care.

Gordon is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Marie; son, David; daughter-in-law, Mary; granddaughter, Mariah; and many nieces and nephews.

A private burial ceremony will be held at the Union Cemetery District in Brentwood.

Those wishing to honor Gordon may send donations in his name to the Alzheimer’s Association.

A private burial ceremony will be held at the Union Cemetery District in Brentwood.