James L. Jordan (1931 - 2013)

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James L. Jordan
James L. Jordan passed away on November 3, 2013, at the age of 82. He was born in Colfax, WA on March 18, 1931, the son of Notha and Ida Mae Jordan. After graduating High School, he joined the United States Air Force and served our country during the Korean War. It was after leaving the Air Force that he found his true calling. Jim became a Washington State Patrolman in 1957 until 1984. He continued to work for the State of Washington for several more years before retiring.
He married his sweetheart, Cordelia in 1958. They had three children, Doug, Jill and Julie. One of Jim's greatest joys was the time he spent with his children and eight Grandchildren.
Jim is survived by his wife, Cordelia, his three children Doug Jordan of Tacoma, WA, Jill Allen (Ken) of Otis Orchards, WA, and Julie Bigby (Matt) of Selah, WA. He is also survived by his eight grandchildren, Jennifer, Michael, Kristen, Alexa, Kaylee, Jett, Kamden, Remi, and his Great Grandson, Carlos. Also, his brother George of El Paso, TX. He was preceded in death by his parents Notha and Ida Mae Jordan, and his brother Jerry Jordan.
The family would like to thank Chandler House and a special thank you to Lynette, Judy, Eva, and Dottie for the special care they gave to Jim this last year.
A Memorial Gathering will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 9, 2013 at Raspberry Hills Event Center, 1020 So. 48th Ave, in Yakima.
Arrangements by Brookside Funeral Home & Crematory


Published in Daily Record from Nov. 6 to Nov. 13, 2013
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