Patricia Marie Jordan, 80, of Bethalto, passed away at 10:10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at her home.
She was born Dec. 24, 1934, in Granite City, the daughter of the late Patric and Evelina Marie (Smith) Hughes.
She married William F. Jordan on June 16, 1962, in Granite City. He preceded her in death July 23, 1979.
Patricia was employed by Madison County Employee Training, retiring in 2006. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto, where she was involved in the Zion Ladies Aid, the Bethalto Women’s Club, the Wood River Moose, Alton Eagles Ladies Auxiliary and the Alton VFW Post 1308 Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed dancing, painting, cake decorating, and traveling. Most of all she loved spending time with her family.
She is survived by two sisters, Ginny Baker of Greeley, Colo., and Janie Thomas of Granite City; seven nieces and nephews, nine great-nieces and nephews and five great-great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; two sons, William Patric Jordan in 1991 and Byron Fredrick Jordan in 1989; and a sister, Rosemary Howson.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto.
Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran School Tuition Assistance Fund
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.