The Lusk Herald
November 27, 1969
Last Rites Held For Mabel Jordan
Mrs. Mabel Jordan, 79, widow of Emmett Jordan of Miles City, Mont., died November 11 in a hospital there. She will be known here as Mabel Hunter, sister of Oressa Jordan, Margaret Dunn, Jack and Tom Hunter. Her father was John Hunter who served as one of the early judges of Sioux County.
Funeral services were held November 14 in Sacred Heart Church with rosary recited the evening before. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Mrs. Jordan was born in Bodarc, Neb., Jan. 14, 1890, and married Emmett Jordan at Harrison on February 20, 1908. They moved to Custer County, Mont., the following summer traveling overland from Nebraska with a team and buckboard, saddle horses, and camping outfit, the trip taking seven days.
They homesteaded on Fallon Creek where they lived until 1915. That year they moved to Ismay where they operated a dray line, livery and feed barn. From 1949 to 1954 they lived in Deer Lodge where he was a guard at Montana State Prison, and from 1955-57 at Lewistown where he was deputy sheriff. They returned to Miles City in 1957. He died May 1, 1969.
Surviving are four sons, Larry of Roy, Mont., Mike of Spokane, Wash., David of Helena, and Charles of Kirby, Mont.; two daughters, Mrs. Sadie Burdick of Spokane, and Mrs. John (Frances) LaBree, of Ismay, Mont.; one brother Tom Hunter of Casper; one sister. Myrtle Points of Rushville, Nebr., 14 grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren
Interment was in the family lot of Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers were Larry Ed Jordan, Emmett LaBree, Jordan LaBree, Larry LaBree, all grandsons, and Jim Stanley and Ed May.
Margaret Chard (June 22, 1911 - March 4, 1997)Vernon R. Chard (November 2, 1910 - August 16, 1984)William Henry Clifton (1856 - August 21, 1938)Joseph Francis Dunn (August 25, 1873 - May 17, 1963)Margaret Jane Dunn (March 24, 1881 - January 10, 1967)Sarah Elizabeth Hartman (August 6, 1906 - December 21, 1999)Carol Lee Holtz (December 16, 1938 - May 9, 1981)Durl Ray Holtz (September 14, 1932 - June 21, 1987)Darrell Hunter (February 9, 1931 - August 13, 2015)John Wyles Hunter (September 29, 1892 - September 13, 1968)John Wyles Hunter (June 17, 1922 - January 7, 2000)Charles Emmett Jordan (November 13, 1882 - May 1, 1969)Daniel E. Jordan (December 19, 1913 - December 21, 1997)Eldeene Kathleen Jordan (December 16, 1930 - October 30, 1993)Mary Jordan (September 2, 1905 - February 12, 1995)Neil John Jordan (August 6, 1974 - June 3, 1995)Oressa Mary Jordan (February 7, 1883 - July 9, 1964)Raymond Edwin Jordan (July 16, 1904 - March 18, 1963)Robert Emmett Jordan (1883 - December 16, 1928)Tonya Jordan (April 29, 1982 - June 13, 2005)Velma Jordan (November 26, 1914 - November 25, 2004)Frances Mary LaBree (December 2, 1910 - August 30, 1996)Bobbee A. Magan (September 28, 1933 - April 26, 1998)Abigal Amelia Orcutt (February 8, 1876 - February 28, 1967)
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