Gordon R. Docken, age 78, of Rosemount, passed away peacefully on April 30, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. Gordy served his country in the US Air Force, he retired from FAA as air traffic controller after 30+ years, and he enjoyed wood working and especially biking. Gordy is preceded in death by his son, Glen; parents, Harry and Frances Docken. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Milly; daughters, Michele (Tim) Hoaglund, Carla(Doug) Maile and Paula(Ron) Docken Blair; grandchildren, Andrew and Olivia Hoaglund and Makayla and Danica Maile; siblings, Doug (Judy), Mary Jo (David) Prekker, Lyle (Linda) and Mark (Jane) Docken; also by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. A memorial service will take place 3 PM Sunday, May 6, 2012 at the Lighthouse Church, 3285 W. 144th St. Rosemount, with a gathering of family and friends 1 hr prior to service. Private interment will be at the Rosemount Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers memorials will be donated to MS society.