Wayne F. Jordan, age 55 of Mott, N.D., passed away Aug. 11, 2013 at West River Region Medical Center, Hettinger, N.D.
Published August 15, 2013
The Funeral Service was held Aug. 14, 2013 at 1:00 pm at the Assembly of God Church, Mott, with Pastor David Skjoldal officiating with burial at Sunnyslope Cemetery.
Wayne Frank Jordan was born April 25, 1958 to John and Anne (Miller) Jordan at the home place just north of Mott, N.D. He was the second youngest out of 13 children.
He was educated and graduated in Mott and continued on at Bismarck State College at the Vo-tech Center and graduated with a degree in agriculture. He returned home shortly after that to work on the family farm. Wayne grew up loving farming and ranching and took over the home place in 1992. He had a gift for teaching and working with animals. He also thoroughly enjoyed working with his hands doing woodworking and metal work. He was a very kind, patient, and understanding man, and loved the Lord with all his heart.
In June of 1992, Wayne married his wife, Diane, in Bismarck, N. D They moved immediately to the farm and have lived there ever since. He was employed at Roadmaster Asphalt in Mott for over ten years as a welder and fabricator. He was active in several churches throughout the years and was the one his friends would call when they needed someone to pray. He was a valuable part of his community and will be greatly missed by his many friends and associates.
Surviving family members include his wife, Diane, Mott, N.D.; three brothers, Ernest (Carol) Jordan, Russell (Marion) Jordan, Mott, N.D. and Marvin (Gloria) Jordan, Williston, N.D.; seven sisters, Delores (Stanley) Hughes, Hillsboro, Ill., Jeanette (Earl) Strehlow, Bismarck, N.D., Carol (Chris) Voegele, Bowman, N.D., Mary (Larry) Messer, Mott, N.D., Elaine (Russell) Mather, Bismarck, N.D., Ann (Todd) Bortke, Bismarck, N.D. and Roberta Myhra, Fargo, N.D.; his father-in-law, Howard Cotton, Bismarck, N.D.; three sisters-in-law, Betty Jordan, Mott, N.D., Maggie Jordan, Dickinson, N.D. and Linda Cotton, Bismarck, N.D.; two brothers-in-law, Duane Cotton, Los Angeles, Calif. and Dale Cotton, Bismarck, N.D.; and numerous nephews, nieces, great nephews and great nieces. Also missing Wayne is his beloved companion “Spunky”, his cow puppy.
Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, John and Anne; two brothers, Lawrence and Gary Jordan and mother-in-law, Irene Cotton.