DELAVAN – Dorothy J. “Ma” Jordan, age 89, of Delavan passed away on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at RidgestoneVillage in Delavan. She was born in Milton Junction, WI on October 26, 1924 to Erving and Sadie (McCulloch) Klitzkie. Dorothy was united in marriage to Raymond “Jumbo” Jordan on September 18, 1943. He passed away on November 27, 1997. Ma was very supportive in all of her children’s sports and activities. She enjoyed spending time with her many friends and family. She was an “expert” card and dice player. Everyone was a friend to her and she will be missed by many.
Dorothy is survived by her children, Judy Bradford, of Delavan, Gary Jordan, of Delavan, Robert (Jean Ann) Jordan, of Whitewater Rick Jordan, of Delavan, Bill Jordan, of Delavan, and Jim (Kim) Jordan, of Whitewater; a nephew, Tom (Bev) Kraus, of Richmond; two nieces, Charlotte Kraus, of Seattle, and Linda Kenworthy, of Tomahawk; a son-in-law, Gary Thompson, of FL; nine grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and many great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews. Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond; her parents; a daughter, Penny; a sister, Wilna Kraus; and a daughter-in-law, Diane.
Funeral Services will be held at NOON, Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Monroe Funeral Home, 604 E. Walworth Ave. Visitation will be held from 9:00 A.M. – Noon on Saturday at the Funeral Home. Burial will take place at Spring Grove Cemetery in Delavan, WI following the funeral. MONROE FUNERAL HOME is assisting the family. Please visit us at monroefh.com.