Margaret V. Jordan

January 24, 1930 ‒ June 15, 2012

Delaware, Ohio

Margaret V. Jordan, 82, of Delaware passed away early Friday morning at the Arbors of Delaware. She was born January 24, 1930 in Delaware to Foster L. and Ilo (Allison) Harter. She worked 42 years for Ranco Manufacturing in Delaware and Plain City and then worked the past 15 years for the Delaware WalMart. She was a lifetime Delaware resident who enjoyed her cats and all animals and considered her work as her hobby. She was a simple woman who was a loving mother and a very compassionate grandmother. She is survived by her son, James Nelson Heffner of Delaware; daughter, Jill (Tim) Lanham of Delaware; 6 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter; several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, John Jordan in 2002, a sister Marjorie Shriver, and an infant sister Dorothy. The family will receive friends on Sunday June 17th from 2 – 5 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William Street at Valleyside Drive, Delaware. Graveside services will be held on Monday June 18th at 10:00 am at Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Donnie Akers officiating. Contributions in her memory may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses. To share a memory of Margaret or to offer condolences to the family, please visit