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Carolyn Elizabeth Jordan


Carolyn Elizabeth Jordan, 79, of Lawrence, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014.

Carolyn was born Dec. 9, 1934, in Omaha, Nebraska, the daughter of Carrol and Lucille Roxberg.

She graduated from Lincoln High School and the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

She married Paul R. Jordan on June 10, 1955 in Lincoln.She was a teacher, church worker, activity coordinator for a retirement community, musician, and church handbell choir director. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Kappa Delta sorority, Mu Phi Epsilon music sorority, PEO

Sisterhood, and Lawrence Civic Choir.Carolyn is survived by her husband Paul. Other survivors include a sister, Gayle Barrett of Denver, sons David

Jordan and wife Kristine of Salt Lake City, Dean Jordan and wife Joyce of Lawrence, Kenneth Jordan of Redmond, Wash., Steven Jordan and wife Michaela of Germany, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held 2:30 Saturday, April 12, 2014 at First Presbyterian Church in Lawrence.

The family suggests memorials to the National Parkinson Foundation, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

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  • Linda Motter says:

    A lovely lady, I am sorry to hear of Carolyn passing, my prayers are with you.

  • Terry Frizzell, Heartland Hospice says:

    Paul & Family,

    Know our thoughts and prayers are with you during these days.

    Equally, be assured that our care continues in these weeks and months ahead as an extension of your circle of friends to whom you can entrust your grief. We are just a call away with a listening ear and caring heart.

    Thank you for the privilege to be enveloped into Carolyn’s care in her last days this side of eternity.

    Grace to all,

  • Brenda Kappelman says:

    I am sad to hear you have lost such a lovely lady and know this is never easy. Prayers to our Father to help you through this time of healing. I did many times enjoy Carolyn at Trinity Church when we were younger.