Cecil Leonard Jordan

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Cecil Leonard Jordan, age 87, of Portage passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013. He was born on May 19, 1925 in Jacks Creek, TN to the late Charlie and Vernie Jordan. Cecil served his country in WWII and earned the Bronze Star. He was a former Dolton, IL resident and worked at American District Telegraph. Cecil enjoyed gardening and was an avid White Sox and Bulls fan. Cecil is survived by his loving wife of over 66 years, Dorothy Jean Jordan (nee Snider) of Portage, IN; one son, Perry (Rose) Jordan of Bronson, MI; two daughters: Pamela (Michael) Costello of South Holland, IL and Patricia Jordan of Portage, IN; five grandchildren: Michael (Shadiya) Costello, Sean Costello, Andrew Jordan, Patrick (Nichole) Jordan, and Hannah Weiss; two great grandchildren: Chloe and Grace Costello; and five brothers and sisters. He was preceded in death by his brother, Dennis Jordan. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 12, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. at Rees Funeral Home, Olson Chapel, 5341 Central Ave., Portage, IN. Burial will follow at McCool Cemetery, Portage. Visitation is just prior to the service from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Rees Funeral Home, Olson Chapel, Portage. Call (219) 762-3013 or visit us online at: www.Reesfuneralhomes.com

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Rees Funeral Home, Olson Chapel - Portage
5341 Central Ave.
Portage, IN 46368
(219) 762-3013
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Published in The Times on Apr. 11, 2013
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