“I Happened This Way”
Clifford Dean Jordan died Dec. 6, 2018, at Spirit Mountain Hospice at the age of 82.
He was born Aug. 16, 1936, to Augusta and Walter Joseph Jordan Sr. in Boulder, Colorado. He was “abducted” to California, at a young age, by his parents.
He has two older brothers; Walter Joseph Jordan Jr. (Beverly) and Robert Neil Harry Jordan (Wanda), who both live in Temecula, California.
Clifford enlisted in the Air National Guard in 1954 and was honorably discharged in 1963 as an E6.
Clifford attended Cerritos College in 1963-64 and studied small business management.
Clifford met and married his soulmate, Sharon Kaiser (Shar), and they spent 42 wonderful years together.
He loved to go fishing, boating, skiing, traveling and spending time with everyone.
He owned Vacaville Marine in Vacaville, California. At his business, he sold accessories, boats, motors and trailers and also serviced them.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Kaiser (Shar) of Powell and his children, Kirk Jordan (Paula), Mike Maxwell (Cindi), Marci Mackes and Steve Maxwell, all of California, Loreli Kiernan of Alabama, Tamara Drake (Curtis) and Nanette Herrick, both of Wyoming. Twenty grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren also survive him.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at Thompson Funeral Home at 10 a.m. with a viewing preceding the service at 9 a.m. A reception will be held at Park Country Fairgrounds at 11 a.m. A burial service will follow at 1 p.m. at the Lovell Cemetery.