The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

April 30, 2013

Helen L. Jordan


CAYUGA, Ind. — Helen L. Jordan, 92, of Cayuga, passed away at 11:14 p.m. EDT Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Union Hospital Clinton in Clinton, Ind.

She was born May 27, 1920, in North Bend, Neb., the daughter of the late Harrison and Ruth Robbins Grubbs.

She married Walter S. Jordan Jr. on Feb. 19, 1940, in Newport, Ind. He preceded her in death on July 25, 1984.

Survivors include one son, Walter L. Jordan of Cayuga, Ind.; two daughters, Nancy (Ralph) Watts of Kingman, Ind., and Joyce Laws of Cayuga, Ind.; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Helen was preceded in death by her grandson, four sisters, brother, and son-in-law, Jude Laws.

Helen formerly worked for the Cayuga Meals on Wheels, Cayuga Post Office and Windbreaker factory in Danville, Ill.

She was a member of the Cayuga Christian Church. Helen was a 1938 graduate of Cayuga High School. Her memberships included the Cayuga American Legion Auxiliary Unit 263 and the Perrysville Chapter 302 O.E.S. Helen enjoyed cooking and sewing.

Funeral services: 2 p.m. EDT Friday, May 3, at DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Ind. Officiating: Steve Vitaniemi and Keith Warner. Burial: Thomas Cemetery, Newport, Ind. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 2, at the funeral home, with memorial services by the Cayuga American Legion Auxiliary at 8:30 p.m. EDT.

Contributions may be made to the Cayuga Christian Church, P.O. Box 731, Cayuga, IN 47928-0732. Condolences:

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