John Legrand Ordean

Born: Wed., Oct. 11, 1950
Died: Wed., Dec. 30, 2015


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Jan. 04, 2016
Location: Salm-McGill-Tangeman

Mass of Christian Burial

10:30 AM Tue., Jan. 05, 2016
Location: Holy Angels Catholic Church

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John Legrand Ordean, 65, 724 Chestnut Ave., Sidney, Ohio, passed away at the Heartland of Piqua, Piqua, Ohio on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 9:12 AM.   He was born on October 11, 1950 in Sidney, Ohio the son of Richard and Treva (Weaver) Ordean and they are deceased.   Surviving is a son Sean Ordean and his wife Yvonne of Piqua, Ohio; two sisters, Karen Cook and husband Chuck of North St. Myers, Florida and Susie Freisthler and husband Phil of Sidney, Ohio and five brothers, Keith Ordean and wife Donna of Canyon Lake, Texas, Richard Ordean and wife Starlene of Bellefontaine, Ohio, Steve Ordean of Sidney, Ohio, James Ordean and wife Lee of Sidney, Ohio and William Ordean of Sidney, Ohio; three grandchildren and two step grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.   He was retired from Plygem Corporation, formerly Alcoa in Sidney, Ohio as a tow motor driver.   He was a United States Navy veteran.   He loved poker runs and was a regular patron at the 47 Bar and Grill in Port Jefferson, Ohio.   He loved to go to all his grandchildren’s events.    He was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church in Sidney.    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 10:30 AM at Holy Angels Catholic Church with Rev. Frank Amberger.   Burial will follow at 1:00 PM at the Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio with full military honors.    Friends may call at Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home on Monday, January 4, 2016 from 6-8 PM.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Heartland, 580 Lincoln Park Blvd., Suite 320, Kettering, Ohio  45429.    Condolences may be expressed to the Ordean family on Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home’s web site at:

Charitable donations may be made in John 's memory to the following organization:

Hospice of Heartland
580 Lincoln Park Blvd., Suite 320, Kettering, Ohio 45429

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Tracy Wells
   Posted Fri January 01, 2016
So sorry to hear this thoughts and Prayers to all the Family. Friends of ( Jim and Lee)
Mike and Tracy Wells

Michael jones
   Posted Sat January 02, 2016
So sorry for your loss You are in our thoughts and prayers

shelby sheaks
   Posted Sat January 02, 2016
Praying for the family.

Cousin [Connie Purnell Helms]
   Posted Sun January 03, 2016
So very sorry for your loss. Memories are the legacy of God's love. I remember many fun times at Uncle Dick and Aunt Treva's.You all are in my thoughts and prayer's.

frank and vicky weber
   Posted Sun January 03, 2016
john was our best friend, but even more apart of our family.we will always have our memories but still miss him. our deepest condolences

Vickey Strunk
   Posted Mon January 04, 2016
You and Your Family are in our thoughts and pray.
May God wrap he's arms around you and comfort all of you.

Dan Hartings
   Posted Mon January 04, 2016
Sorry for your loss, You have my sympathy

Randy Allen
   Posted Wed January 06, 2016
I am sorry to hear about John's passing, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Karen & Chuck Cook (Sister & husband)
   Posted Mon January 11, 2016
John I will miss you so much, you were my go to person for answers of special questions (that must be why you were so good at the Trivia game), you are at peace now and will remain in our hearts and memories forever Love you

Paul Corbin
   Posted Thu April 14, 2016
I would just like to pass along my deep felt sympathy to the Ordean Family. I served with John on my 1st ship. Fair Winds and Following Sea's my Friend. Amen