Obit: Jordan, William (1888 - 1962)


Surnames: Jordan, Woller, Tackmier, Timlin, Erdman, Platter, Randle

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 06/07/1962

Jordan, William (12 JAN 1888 - 1 JUN 1962)

William Jordan, a resident of Stanley, died at Victory Memorial Hospital on Friday.

Mr. Jordan was born Jan. 12, 1888 in Clark Co., Wisconsin, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Jordan. As a young man he worked in the woods and on bridge construction. He was married to Emma Woller in Jordan, Minn., Sept. 4, 1917. During World War I, he worked in the ship yards at Duluth, Minn., and in 1920 farmed in the Thorp Township near Stanley. In 1957 they moved to Stanley.

Surviving are his wife, Emma; three sons, Brice of Madison, William of Cornell and Pat of Stanley; five sisters, Mrs. John Tackmier, Chippewa Falls, Mrs. Rose Timlin, Stanley, Mrs. Ed Erdman, Longview, Wash., Mrs. Emma Platter, Denver, Colo., and Mrs. Grant Randle, Seattle, and seven grandchildren. Three brothers and three sisters preceded him in death.

Funeral services were at 9 a.m. Monday at St. Anne’s Church with Father Edward Cramer officiating. Burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery.



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