Ruth E. Jordan
April 17, 1935 ‒ February 01, 2018
Ruth E. Jordan, 82 of Delaware passed away Thursday morning, February 1, 2018 at the Arbors of Delaware.
She was born April 17, 1935 in Cardington, Ohio to the late Carl and Dorothy (Morris) Acker.
Ruth was past president of the AmVets Post #102 and past member of the Delaware Eagles #376. She was a former Girl Scout leader for 10 years and as an animal lover, she worked for the Humane Society for 29 years.
She enjoyed watching and cheering on her beloved Ohio State Buckeyes and Cincinnati Bengals. Alongside her husband Gene, Ruth was able to travel to all 50 states with Connecticut being her favorite.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Daniel Lee Kise and William “Bill” Kise of Delaware; daughters, Dianna Stull of Delaware, Doreen (Tony) Woods of Prideville, Oregon and Darlene Smith of Delaware; 22 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren; brothers, Steve Acker of Ohio and Harry Acker of Louisiana; numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her first husband of 22 years Ulysses Kise, her second husband of 39 years Carroll “Gene” Jordan, 3 brothers Robert, Wendell, and Jack Acker and 3 sisters Peggy Bianchi, Phyllis McElwee and Barbara Ann Acker and her canine companions Comet and Muffy.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware, where funeral services will follow at 1:00 pm. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Contributions in Ruth’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.
The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve the Jordan family.
To share a fond memory of Ruth or to offer a condolence to the family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com