Jordan E. Heberling, 99 of Owaneco, IL passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 11:00 p.m. at his residence in Owaneco. He was born on October 22, 1918 in Taylorville, IL the Son of Henry “Curtis” and Alberta E. (Elliott) Heberling. He married I. Geraldine “Gerry” Large on October 29, 1939 and she preceded him in death on May 14, 1999. Jordan worked at Bodendieks and then later at Georgia Pacific where he worked as a cutter in the paper division for 43 years. Jordan’s most treasured job was farming, which he did simultaneously to his other work. Jordan began farming as a young boy helping his parents, hiring on with other farmers as a teen and went on eventually his own farm. He loved his animals; from his cows, horses, pigs and ponies, to his goats, chickens, kitties, dogs and donkey.

Jordan also loved his family. He is survived by Daughters: Judy VanHooser, Margaret (Ronald) Allen; Son Donnie (Charlotte) Heberling; Siblings: Edward Heberling, Anna Lou Yoho, Grace Greffe, and Leroy Heberling; sister-in-Law: Charlotte Manfredo; Brother-in-Law: Ronald (Maxine) Large; Grandchildren: Rebecca Vanhooser-Smith, Annette VanHooser, Jason (Stephanie) Heberling, Joshua (Sarah) Heberling, Audra Allen, Ashley (Travis) Allen and Austin (Tori) Allen; Ten great-grandchildren, six great-great grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and Cousins.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Burial in Fraley Cemetery in Taylorville, IL

Memorials may be Christian County Senior Citizens or Taylorville FFA


Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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