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Arlen Reed Jordan

Male 1938 - 2015  (77 years)


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  • Name Arlen Reed Jordan 
    Born 16 May 1938  Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 May 2015  Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • at home
    Notes 
    • TURNER: Arlen Reed Jordan, 77, of Turner passed away at his home on Sunday morning with his children at his side. He was born in Turner on May 16, 1938 the son of Leroy and Wilma (Reed) Jordan. He attended Turner schools and was a graduate of Leavitt Institute, class of 1956. After marrying his high school sweetheart Edith “Dianne” Fogg in 1958 they made their home in Turner Village and raised three wonderful children together. He was active in the Turner Fire Dept., Masonic Hall and Snowmobile Club. He was also active as a leader in the growth of Union Local 716. After he found his talent in plumbing he eventually entered the plumbing/pipefitting welding union. He worked on projects throughout the New England states for 35 years. Arlen enjoyed outdoor activities at his camp in Eustis and later at his winter home in Leesburg, Florida. He shared his passion for fun with his children, grandchildren and anyone else who was willing to join in. He is survived by his mother, Wilma of Turner, his three children, who also reside in Turner, Linda Ames, Alison Durgin and her husband Brian, and Ken Jordan and his wife Jenn, his sister Carmen Jenkins of Turner and a sister-in-law Kathie Greear and her husband John. He also leaves behind his grandchildren; Jessica Ames, Bethany Harlow, Sarah and Ian Durgin, and Carter, Carly, Camden and Cara Jordan. He was predeceased by his father Leroy, his loving wife Dianne, a sister Janice Millett and her husband Gordon and a son-in-law Brian Ames. The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to two of Arlen’s closest of friends during his final days and weeks for their continued support and compassion shown to him. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.thefortingroupauburn.com Visiting hours will be held at Fortin/Auburn on Thursday May 28 from 4-7pm. A graveside service will take place on Friday May 29 at 11am at Turner Village Cemetery. Those wishing, in lieu of flowers, may make a charitable contribution in Arlen’s memory to: Trustees of Leavitt PO Box 3400, Auburn, ME 04210 with checks payable to: Brian "Barney" Ames Scholarship fund. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group / Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services 217 Turner St. Auburn, 783-8545
    Person ID I3813  Reed
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2018 

    Father Leroy Clifford Jordan,   b. 22 Nov 1914, Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 2000, Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Wilma Reed,   b. 17 Jun 1915, Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 2015, Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1935  Minister's home, North Turner Road, Turner, Androscoggin, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Married by William H. Gould, clergyman.
    Family ID F2546  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edith Dianne Fogg,   b. 22 May 1940, Greene, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 2009, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 9 Aug 1958  Greene Baptist Church, Greene, Androscoggin, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. (Living) Jordan
     2. (Living) Jordan
     3. (Living) Jordan
    Family ID F2551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 May 1938 - Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Aug 1958 - Greene Baptist Church, Greene, Androscoggin, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 May 2015 - Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S924] obits.dignitymemorial.com obituary.

    2. [S42] Maine Marriages, 1892-1996, Ancestry.com, (The Generations Network, Inc., Provo, UT, USA, 2003).