Olga Jordan


Share
Posted Online: Jan. 12, 2013, 7:27 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Olga M. Jordan, 97, of Coal Valley, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, in her home.
A Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, Coal Valley. Burial is in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Visitation is 4 to 6 p.m., Monday at Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Coal Valley, and one hour before the Mass at the church. The rosary will be recited at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, Masses may be given to the church.
The former Olga Tertipes was born April 9, 1915, in Moline, the daughter of Nick and Elaine Lingris Tertipes. She married Frank J. Jordan on May 15, 1937, in Moline. He died Jan. 4, 1989. She was office manager at Highland Park Bowl for 27 years, retiring in 1983.
She was a member of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, Coal Valley, and one of the founders of St. George Greek Orthodox Church. She was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs and the casino boats, and enjoyed cryptogram puzzles and reading. She was a wonderful woman of faith who touched everyone she met with that faith. She truly lived a life of Christ. The family thanks Trinity Pathway Hospice for all of their help.
Olga is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Sandy Jordan of Coal Valley; five grandchildren, Scott Jordan, Jon Janowski, Stephanie Inness, Denise Harris and Little Tony Jordan and their spouses; 18 great-grandchildren, who all had their lives touched by Olga in many special ways; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, a granddaughter, Wendy Miller and 13 siblings.
Olga's family invites friends to share stories and condolences and light a candle in her memory at www.TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.













 



Local events heading








  Today is Friday, April 25, the 115th day of 2014. There are 250 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Never in the history of Rock Island was there such a demand for houses as at present. Our city is suffering for the want of suitable tenement houses.

1889 — 125 years ago: The choir of Central Presbyterian Church presented a ladies concert under the direction of S.T. Bowlby.

1914 — 100 years ago: Miss Rosella Benson was elected president of the Standard Bearers of Spencer Memorial Methodist Church.

1939 — 75 years ago: Mrs. Nell Clapper was elected president of the Rock Island Business and Professional Women's Club.

1964 — 50 years ago: Gerald Hickman, of Seattle, Wash, will move his family to Rock Island to assume the position of produce buyer for the Eagle Food Center chain of food stores. This announcement was made today by Bernard Weindruch, president of Eagles.

1989 — 25 years ago: Care & Share, formed in 1984 to provide food to jobless and needy Quad-Citians, will disband because the major part of a crisis created by plant closings is over. Food for the needy is still necessary. So groups separately will continue to raise money and collect food.




(More History)