Della M. Jordan

December 16, 1934 - January 9, 2020
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Della M. Jordan, age 85 of Lima, passed at 10:32 a.m., Thursday, January 9, 2020 at St. Rita’s Medical Center’s emergency room. She was born December 16, 1934 in Flint, Michigan to the late Ralph and Cordelia Dixon Bowsher. On December 28, 1957 she married Harold ‘Kadel’ Jordan who passed March 22, 2015. Together, Della and her husband owned and operated the Dixie Roller Skating Rink for many years.

Mrs. Jordan had worked in the office at Davidson Enamel.

She is survived by a son – Harold Kadel (Crystal Platt) Jordan, Jr. of Lima; 10 grandchildren – Les (Kristy) Shumate; Jenni (Eric Lawrence) Shumate; D. Nicole (Tim) Mason; Victoria (Antonio Moranchel) Jordan; Christian (Amanda) Shumate, Shawna (Michael) Bridge; Terri A. (Robert) Kalthoff; Kevin Kirk; Angela Dawn Jordan; Johnalan Kadel Jordan; 11 great grandchildren – Logan, Dakota, Trinity Bunger and Adalyn and Aidan Kalthoff, Alexa and Brayden Mason, Joe, Ian and Abigail Jones and Michael Bridge, III, a sister – Elizabeth (Joseph) Modica of Lima; multiple nieces and nephews; and a daughter – in -law – Vicki Jordan of Lima.

She was preceded in death by a son – Mark D. Jordan, who passed December 29, 2016 and 2 brothers – Ralph Bowsher, Jr. and Ronald David Bowsher.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 – 2:00 p.m., Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Entombment of the cremated remains will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima.

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Date: Sunday, January 19, 2020

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

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Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806


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Born: December 16, 1934
Died: January 9, 2020

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Peggy Platt posted on 1/13/20

Much sympathy to the family.