Francis 'Lee' Jordan
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Francis "Lee" Jordan, 89, of Evansville, passed into God's care Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Lee was born in Columbus, Ind., and was raised in Seymour, Ind.
He entered the U.S. Army in 1943 and served in Belgium, Holland, France, and Germany during WWII. Lee fought in the Ardennes (Battle of the Bulge) as well as other areas of Europe.
Lee attended University of Evansville, became employed in the heating and air conditioning industry and went on to start his own business in HVAC service and contracting. Lee stayed active in veteran's activities and was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1114.
He enjoyed outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, and trap and skeet shooting, in which he won competitions, and went on to become a shooting instructor at area gun clubs.
Lee was a member of St. Benedict Cathedral Parish.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Jane M. Jordan; daughter, Martha Hendricks; and daughter-in-law, Ardie (Sherretz) Jordan.
He is survived by daughter, Cathy Sulak, of Pacifica, Calif; sons, Matt Jordan, of Evansville, Mark Jordan (Cheryl), of Greenfield, Ind., and Craig Jordan, of Evansville; grandchildren, Sydney Sulak, Hannah Sulak, Matthew Jordan, Jr., Michael A. Jordan, Katie Jordan, Ashley Jordan, Michelle Jordan, and Ben Jordan; sisters, Anita Steinkamp and Janet Lego; and brother, Philip Jordan.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014, at St. Benedict Cathedral, 1328 Lincoln Avenue, officiated by Fr. Jason Gries, with entombment in Alexander Memorial Park Mausoleum, with military rites performed by the Retired Veterans Memorial Club. Friends may visit Wednesday from 3 to 8 p.m. at Alexander East Chapel, and Thursday from 10 a.m. until service time at church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, www.woundedwarriorproject.org Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderEastChapel.com.
Alexander Funeral Home-East Chapel
2115 Lincoln Avenue Evansville, IN 47714
Published in Courier Press on Mar. 10, 2014