Joseph Gordon Gause, 73, Jamestown, ND died Wednesday September 29, 2021 at his home in Jamestown, ND. Joe was born March 20, 1948 at McColl, SC, the son of Daniel and Mary Helen (Conyers) Gause. He attended school and graduated from McColl High School in 1966.
Joe entered the US Army January 4, 1967 at Fort Gordon, GA. He served in Vietnam and was discharged December 18, 1969 at Fort Bragg, NC with the rank of SP4. He also received National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Combat Infantrymans Badge, and the Purple Heart.
He and Belinda were married December 1970 at McColl, SC where he worked at REA Magnet Wire in Laurinburg, NC. They divorced in 1974. He then moved to ND. Joe and Pamela Kronberg were married February 8, 1975 at Jamestown where he worked at Western Gear and was President of Western Gear Employee’s Assn. Following the death of his wife in 1988, he continued to live in Jamestown. He and Connie Jean Meyer were married April 18, 2009 at Jamestown where he drove cement truck for Aggregated Concrete until retiring. The last 5 years Connie was his caregiver.
Joe like to coach softball and boys soccer, hunting upland game, dogs and restoring antique vehicles.
He is survived by his wife Connie, Jamestown, ND; 1 son, Matthew; 2 step daughters, Kayla Klosterman, and Mariah Meyer; 1 grandson, Able; 1 sister, Sheila Rabe, SC and 1 half-brother, George, NC.
Joe was preceded death by his parents, 1 half-sister, 2 half-brothers, and 4 dogs, Bogi, Brandy, Jessi and Chip.
In Leu of Flowers family prefers memorial to ND Veterans Cemetery link below.