Ted Jordan


Ted Jordan, 71, of Seymour, passed away Tuesday morning, Jan. 27, 2015, at Lutheran Community Home in Seymour.

Born in Indianapolis on Feb. 9, 1943, he was the son of Kes and Betty Jordan, both of whom preceded him in death. He was born on his mother’s 21st birthday. On Sept. 30, 1995, he married Mary Anne Plump Garriot.

Mr. Jordan was a former manager of Freeman Municipal Airport and industrial park and a former director of community development for Seymour. In his capacity as airport manager, he was given the responsibility of establishing a museum dedicated to the men and women who trained at the former Freeman Army Air Field during World War II. He also had retired from Jackson County Bank after 25 years of service. He opened and managed the bank’s first full-service branch at Jackson Park. He later managed their customer and corporate services departments.

Ted was a member of Seymour Elks Lodge 462 and the American Legion, was a founding member and officer of the Freeman Army Air Field Museum, a board member of ARC of Jackson County and the Community Service Council of Jackson County. He also was a former member of Seymour Evening Kiwanis Club with 20 years of service.

He attended Immanuel Lutheran Church with his wife.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Chris Jordan; a daughter, Lisa (Jeff) Richart; a stepdaughter, Mindy Maynard; granddaughters, Abby and Katy Jordan and Madalynn Richart; grandsons, Tanner and Luke Richart; stepgrandsons, Scott and Cody Maynard; a brother, Mike (Linda) Jordan; a sister, Jane (Mike) Graham; a brother-in-law, Jim (Jana) Plump; several nieces and nephews, including Joel (Rachele) Jordan, Brent (Shellie) Jordan, Amy Spence, Josh Graham and Justin Graham; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Voss Chapel with the Rev. Ralph Blomenberg officiating. Burial will follow at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Freeman Army Air Field Museum, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Schneck Hospice or the Don and Dana Myers Cancer Center.

Online condolences can be made at vossfuneralservice.com.