In Memory of

June Rose (Colvin) Jordahl

June 2, 1930 - February 26, 2018
From: Cherokee, IA
  June Rose (Colvin) Jordahl, the daughter of Bernard S. and Clara June (Freihage) Holway was born June 2, 1930, in Omaha, NE. Her childhood years were spent in Wells, Minnesota where she attended school and graduated from high school. Following her schooling, she worked as a clerk at a furniture store.

 On January 16, 1952, she was united in marriage to Bernard W. Colvin. They were a military family and moved several times during Bernard’s time in the service. After Vietnam, they moved to Ellsworth Air Force Base. On January 31, 1971.,while in Rapid City, Bernard became ill and passed away.

 June and her family moved to Cherokee, IA to be closer to family. She worked for Washington High School serving as secretary from 1974-1992. On April 3, 1976, she was united in marriage to Leo Jordahl.

 June enjoyed bowling, fishing, and spending the long cold winters in Mesa, AZ. She also enjoyed traveling in their motor home with Leo.  Most of all, she enjoyed the time spent with family and friends.

 On Monday, February 26, 2018, June passed away at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center at the age of 87. She was preceded in death by her husband, SMSGT Bernard W. Colvin, USAF; her parents, Bernard S. and Clara June Holway; one sister, Pamela Holcomb; one brother, Bernard “Bub” Holway; brother- in- laws, sister-in-laws; nieces and nephews.

 She will be remembered by her husband, Leo Jordahl of Cherokee, IA; her children; Mark (Kim) Colvin of West Branch, IA, Gary (Ann) Colvin of Sac City, IA, Jason (Jannette) Colvin of O’Fallon, MO, and Allan Jordahl of Larrabee, IA; grandchildren, Jacob (Lacey) Colvin, Laura (Rob) Alderson, Rachael Colvin, Kyle Colvin, Cassie Colvin, Amanda (Brian) Colvin Dunn, Justin Colvin,  Nate Colvin, Jason (Amy) Jordahl, Jennie (Jeff) Noble; great-grandchildren, Ava Alderson, Josie Alderson, Gabrielle Jordahl, Garrett Jordahl, McKenna Jordahl, Mason Jordahl, and Julia Noble. She is also survived by brothers and sisters Maryanne Theede Munson, Frank (Sharon) Holway, Judy (Mike) O’Neal, Mike (Sue) Holwald, several nieces; nephews; and other relatives.

  
SERVICES

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee.

OFFICIATING
Pastor Jean Morse
CASKET BEARERS
Jacob Colvin
Laura Alderson
Rachael Colvin
Kyle Colvin
Cassie Colvin
Nate Colvin
Jason Jordahl
Jennie Noble
Amanda Colvin Dunn
Justin Colvin
VISITATION
Public visitation will be held from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Friday, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church with the family present during that time.
INTERMENT

Oak Hill Cemetery
Cherokee, Iowa

Condolences

Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 4:25 PM
“Jason, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
- Marlowe V
Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 4:25 PM
“Condolences to the family. It is hard to express what it meant to have known June through Cherokee Washington High and the sport of wrestling. To know that she was always in your corner, always expecting your best, was inspiring. She was a great role model, and a great lady. ”
- Michael Lundy
Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 4:25 PM
“Mrs. J was secretary in my high school days..she always had a smile even when she had us in the cubicles next to her office..we were in detention..”
- Tina (weier) white
Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 4:25 PM
“Gary, Ann, Amanda, Justin, and Colvin family. So very sorry to hear of your mother’s (grandmother’s) passing. May you find peace and love as you celebrate her life. Sending you healing love and prayers. ”
- Debbie Dunn
Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 12:24 PM
“So sorry to hear of your loss! Mrs Jordahl was my secretary at Washington High School and she was such a kind, great person! I clearly remember her - my thoughts and prayers are with all the family. ”
- Angie Maloy
Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 12:24 PM
“So Sorry for your loss. She was a lovely lady with a great memory of former students. I enjoyed going down memory lane with her on my nursing home visits!! Stay strong!!”
- Marcene Means
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 11:09 AM
“Dear Jason, my heartfelt condolence for your loss. Sending across prayers for the departed soul and strength to the family. Regards, Shweta”
- Shweta Shukla
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 11:09 AM
“Moms stay in a very special part of our hearts even after they pass. I am deeply sorry to hear of your loss. ”
- Shweta Ojha
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 11:09 AM
“Jason, Sorry to hear for your loss. I certainly can’t imagine what you must be feeling now. But I must tell you that a good heart has stopped beating but a good soul ascended in heaven. Please take care of yourself and your family. Be strong. ”
- Joseph Fernandes
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 11:09 AM
“Dear Jason, Pls accept my sincere condolences for the loss. Regards, Sonali ”
- sonali Mungale
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 11:09 AM
“With sympathy to June’s family during this difficult time, I hope you all receive comfort and peace.
Sincerely,
Pam Manno”
- Pam Manno
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 11:09 AM
“Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother. We remember June from our days attending WHS. She will be missed.”
- Duane and Linda Christensen
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 11:09 AM
“Jason & Family - you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
- Mark Dryer
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 7:23 PM
“To the Colvin family - we are sorry for your loss.”
- Edgar and Dinorah Aguilar
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 7:23 PM
“To Jason and family, there’s a special place in all of our hearts for our mothers, just like there’s a special place in every mother’s heart for her children. It takes a special person to be a good mom, but it takes an even more special person to be the mom of a great child. You are proof of your mother's great character. You must continue to carry her memory in that special place in your heart. I am sincerely sorry for the loss of your mother. Please know that you and your family are in my prayers during your time of grief.”
- Sharlotte Torres
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 10:23 AM
“I too worked with June. While she was a strict little dynamo, her love for the WHS students was always obvious. The world needs more Junes.”
- Jan Deedrick
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 10:23 AM
“So sorry to hear of June's passing. Thought and prayers to the family”
- Sheri Loucks Nissen
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 10:23 AM
“So sorry to hear of June's passing. She was such a fun and sweet person. Thinking of you all. ”
- Marla and Chuck Noble
Monday, February 26, 2018 at 5:17 PM
“I loved working with June! She was so much fun and a force to be reckoned with, as students soon found out. I will still sing the special birthday song, remembering June, Maxine and Ellie—-the magnificent WHS office gals. ”
- Ruth Hayes
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