Eldon B Jordon

Born: Mon., Aug. 12, 1929
Died: Fri., Aug. 13, 2021


Graveside Service

11:00 AM Sat., Aug. 21, 2021
Location: Olney Cemetery


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Eldon was born to James Leon Jordan and Evelyn Claire Jordan on August 12, 1929 in Stayton, Oregon.  He passed away August 13, 2021.  Eldon attended all 12 grades in Stayton graduating in 1947.  He was a good athlete, lettering in football and baseball.  After graduating, he served as a sergeant in the Army during the Korean War and was stationed in Hawaii.  He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1989.

After being honorably discharged from the Army, Eldon moved to Pendleton and married Phyllis Fields.  They had one child, Debra.  The marriage ended in divorce.  He later married Nadine Jensen Esterly who had three young children, Sharon, Barbara, and Suzanne.  Nadine and Eldon had 2 more children Donna and Julianna.  After 37 years of marriage, Nadine passed away.  He later married Jean Mabbott and brought 3 more grown children into the marriage, David, Greg , and Margie.  Jean and Eldon were married 33 years at his passing.  He died just a few hours after his 92 birthday party.

Eldon was a good, honorable man who loved all his family deeply.  He was a member of the LDS church but could not attend in his last years due to Parkinson disease.

Eldon is survived by his wife, Jean and children, Debra Preston (Richard), Barbara Ellis, Sharon Allen (Randy), Donna Nelson (Randy), Julianna Jordan (Tom), David Mabbott (Tamra) and Margie Bertelson and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Nadine and two children Suzanne Gorham and Greg Mabbott.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 21 at Olney Cemetery at 11:00 a.m.

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