Winnebago – Douglas Keith Jordan passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 29, 2011, at his home, at the age of 59 years 9 months and 29 days.
A Memorial Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, at Spencer-Owen Funeral Home. A Graveside Service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, at Riverside Cemetery in Winnebago, with Rev. Michael Roys officiating.
Doug was born on Nov. 9, 1951, in Winnebago, the youngest child of Percy and Mildred Jordan. Doug graduated with the class of 1971 at Winnebago High School. He was a heavyweight wrestler in high school and a member of the FFA. After graduation Doug stayed at home and helped his parents on the farm.
Doug was a member of and was baptized and confirmed in the Presbyterian Church in Winnebago. Auctions and estate sales were an enjoyment and past time for Doug. Doing this he acquired a vast assortment of antiques of various categories. In 1989 he attended auctioneer school at Continental Auctioneers School of Auctioneering in Mankato and achieved his auctioneer license in February of 1990. He enjoyed helping at sales with local auctioneers. Another interest of Doug’s was of his family’s history and he made many visits to the local museum and library gathering information. Doug spent many hours playing cards at Crosby Oil in Winnebago with “the guys.”
Doug is survived by his sister, Carmon Skogstad, of Fort Ripley; brothers, Dale, of Winnebago, and Paul (Elaine), of Fresno, Calif.; sister-in-law, Marj Jordan, of Sebeka; eight nieces; three nephews; uncle, Albert Jordan; and aunts, Nympha Jordan and Ann Jordan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Percy and Mildred Jordan; infant sister; brothers, Richard and Calvan; sister-in-law, Marlene Jordan; and brother-in-law, Lloyd Skogstad.
Online condolences may be made at www.spencerowen.com