Stephen “Steve” Jordan, 65

Stephen “Steve” A. Jordan, 65 of Portage passed away at 3:37 a.m., on Sunday, March 11, 2018, at the Bowling Green Care Center.  He was born on July 5, 1952, in Tiffin to the late Harold and Martha (Payne) Jordan.

He is survived by his children: Peggy (Mark) Tucker of Amelia, OH, Jerry Jordan of North Baltimore and Allen (Tammy Hazelton)Jordan of North Baltimore; his brothers: Leon (Katie) Jordan of Arlington, John (Carol) Jordan of Bloomdale and Mike (Laurie) Jordan of Hamler; his sisters: Marcy (Tim) Clark of Napoleon and Susan (Ron) Speakman of Wayne, OH; his longtime girlfriend of 12 years, Jean Fraley; his grandchildren: Taylor, Zachary, Briana and Megan Jordan, and Ella Tucker.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Pauline Jordan.

Steve graduated from Terra Technical College, and was formerly a Police Officer for both the North Baltimore Police Department as well as the Bloomdale Police Department.  He had also worked as a security guard. Steve loved hunting, fishing, watching T.V., country music and singing Karaoke.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore, where visitation will be held 2 hours (11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.) prior to the service.   Pastor Tony Lewis officiating.  Burial will follow in New Maplewood Cemetery, North Baltimore.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Smith-Crates Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be expressed at

One Response to Stephen “Steve” Jordan, 65

  1. Tammy S Hazelton says:

    He was a wonderful sweet warm hearted man & full of luv. Steve was a big part of my life & I was big part of his. Wonderful ‘father in law’ to have & I luv him so much. My prayers & thoughts goes out to the family. God Bless to All. R.I.P. Dad

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