Carl E. Jordan
GLEN ELDER – Carl Edwin Jordan was born July 13, 1943 in Beloit to George Edwin Jordan and Clela Remus Jordan. He passed on to his heavenly home on Nov. 5, 2018. He attended Center Rural School, graduated from Beloit High School and following graduation he attended Kansas Wesleyan University graduating with a degree in biology and laboratory sciences. Carl worked as a medical laboratorian assistant at Mitchell County Hospital and returned to farming and ranching in Mitchell County.
On December 27, 1970, Carl married Sharon Blasdel in Plevna, KS. To this union were born two children, Shawna and Brian.
Carl enjoyed the farm way of life, at a very early age he raised hogs and started his own herd of registered Polled Herford cattle which he had until he retired. Carl’s passion in life was conservation of the land. He devoted many years to working with Mitchell County Conservation District, the Kansas Association of Conservation Districts, serving as an officer for many years. He also served with the National Association of Conservation Districts for 6 years. Carl also had a passion for mentoring youth. He spent many years as a 4-H leader providing guidance in woodworking and shooting sports. He was able to pass this love on to his children and granddaughters. Carl provided mentoring through a variety of youth sporting activities from starting the youth soccer program, working with kid’s wrestling and assisting at all levels of baseball for youth. Carl also served as a Sunday School Teacher and youth sponsor with Beloit First United Methodist Church for many years. He took great pride in creating the Pleasant View Memorial Chapel at the Beloit First United Methodist Church that he finished May 2018. The past several years the pride of Carl’s life was watching his granddaughters’ activities. Carl served in many organizations during his lifetime: Kansas Young Farmers, Beloit Optimist Club, Beloit First United Methodist Church, Mitchell County Conservation Board, and Kansas Association of Conversation Carl Districts.
was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Elizabeth He is Reese.
survived by his wife Sharon, Glen Elder, and daughter Shawna Jordan of Manhattan, Kansas; and son Brian (Amy) Jordan of Berryton, Kansas; grandchildren, Ava Jordan, and FuMaeal Jordan.
services will be at 2:00 PM Thursday, November 8 at the Beloit First United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 1-8 PM Wednesday with family present from 6-7 PM at the Roberts Family Funeral Home. Memorials may be given to the Beloit First United Methodist Church or Mitchell County Regional Medical Foundation. Roberts Family Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
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