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Obituary of Terry Jordan
Terry Jordan, sister of Chyrl Bergvig, died April 25th, 2018.
She was the daughter of Raymond (Swede) and Leona Mae (Willcoxon) Bergvig. She was born August 7th, 1948 in Lincoln Nebraska. At age 4 the family moved from Lincoln to Cherokee, Iowa. Terry graduated from Washington High School, Cherokee in 1968. She was active in choir, debate, pep club, and National Honor Society. She enrolled at Iowa State University to major in Animal Science, but left to join the Marine Corp after one year.
During her four years in the Marines She was stationed in San Diego where she was put in charge of the flight simulator to train both Marine and Air Force pilots. She then returned to Iowa State and finished her studies with a degree in psychology. While on campus she worked as a recruiter both for the Marines and ISU. She visited high school students in a 5 state area.
Upon graduation from ISU in 1974 she was offered a position with the Veteran's Administration. After postings in Des Moines and Waterloo she transferred to Iowa City where she worked as a Medical Administrative Specialist until her retirement in 2003. She continued to reside in Iowa City until her death.
Her first love was her cats, followed by collecting elephants, and reading.
Terry is survived by her sister, Cheryl Bergvig, Clear Lake, special friend, Eric, an uncle, 2 aunts, and many cousins, as well as her cats, Roxie, Serena, and Molly. Terry has joined her parents, grand-parents, aunts, uncles and numerous feline friends in heaven.
Memorial Services will be held at a later date followed by a burial at Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Nebraska. To share a thought, memory or condolence with her family please visit the funeral home website @ www.gayandciha.com.