- August 18, 1940 - April 18, 2017
- Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Ruth H. Jordan, 76, passed away Tuesday afternoon April 18, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN. Born August 18, 1940 at Methodist Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN, she was the daughter of the late Arthur W. and Charlotte C. (Bashelier) Wuttke. She was a graduate of St. Paul's Lutheran grade school and South Side High School. She retired from Lincoln Life Insurance Co. Ruth was an avid reader and loved tutoring the younger children at the Hessen Cassel library branch. Ruth married Joseph F. Jordan in Dec. 1989; he preceded her in passing in 2005. She was also preceded in passing by brother, Paul (Phyllis deceased) Wuttke. Surviving are brothers Rudolph (Magdalen deceased) Fort Wayne, and Karl (Bonny) Wuttke, Lynchburg, VA, significant other Rick Perkins, dear friend Anne Perkins and extended family. Service is Friday April 21, 2017, 11am, 1125 Barr St., Fort Wayne, IN with visitation one hour prior. Visitation also from 4 to 8 pm Thursday April 20, 2017 at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, 420 W. Wayne St., Fort Wayne, IN. Burial in Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church or Heartland Hospice memorial fund.