Dan Jordan, 62, of Lenox, Iowa passed away Thursday, June 10, 2021 at his home. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Pearson Family Funeral Service & Cremation Center, 809 West Montgomery Street, Creston, Iowa. Reverend Tim Maxa and Pastor Mitch Green will officiate. The family will greet friends from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home. A Celebration of Life Party will be held at the Lenox Community Center beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Per Dan’s wish cremation has taken place and there will be no burial. In his words “I spent my whole life trying not to get buried, I don’t want to be buried when I’m gone.” “In lieu of Flowers” memorial contributions may be directed to the family, to be determined. Memories and condolences can be made at www.pearsonfuneralhomes.com.
Danny Joe Jordan, the son of Harold Dexter and Margaret Irene (Bradley) Jordan, was born on May 6, 1959 in Creston. He attended school in Afton. On May 14, 1977 Dan married Pamela Kay Adams at Green Valley Lake. Two children: Joe and Allen blessed this union.
Dan was a hard worker and in 1977 he began his work in farm drainage. Dan’s work ethic and passion for what he did culminated in the start of his own business, “Jordan and Son’s Farm Drainage”, in 1989.
He enjoyed his classic tractors and cars. In 2010 the Jordan family began the Steel on Wheels Car, Bike and Tractor Show. Dan loved his time spent on his Harley Davidson. He was a member of the Land Improvement Contractors Association, A.B.A.T.E., Southwest Cruisers of Iowa and the Classy Chassis Car Club.
Dan is survived by his loving wife, Pam Jordan of Lenox; sons, Joe (Angela Goodvin) Jordan of Lenox, and Allen (Shanette) Jordan of Diagonal; grandchildren: Eva, Lee and Adalynn Jordan and Christian Henry; sisters, Marilyn (Donnie) Krantz of Missouri, Carolyn (Dale) Sheldahl of Menlo and Diane (Mike Foy) Smith of Arispe; brothers, George (Char) Jordan of Arizona, Lyle ( Joan) Jordan of Lorimor and Mike (Nancy) Jordan of Story City; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and numerous friends.
Preceding Dan in death were his mother and father, Margaret and Harold and two brothers, Kenny and Jim.