June 11, 1986 ~ September 17, 2013
Glen “Jordan” Thomas, 27, Fargo, ND died unexpectedly in his home on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013.
Jordan was born June 11th, 1986 in Sacramento, CA to Lisa Lee (Vroom) and James Robert Thomas. His family made their home in West Sacramento, CA until Jordan was six. At that time Jordan, his mother and her friend Kenneth Bushcette moved to Minnesota. Jordan grew up mainly in Twin Valley, MN and he attend various schools in the area.
As a young man Jordan traveled around the country, spending time in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and returning to his birth-state of California for a time before moving on to North Carolina. There he worked for General Electric and for a tree service. After returning to Minnesota he held several jobs including working at the Twin Valley Bakery and cooking at the Lakeside Tavern in Detroit Lakes. Later he took a position in Fargo, ND as a professional fundraiser, eventually signing on with Strategic where he was a top fundraiser who worked his way up to management.
Jordan was an avowed atheist who enjoyed reading the works of Richard Dawkins and studying evolutionary biology, philosophy, and quantum physics, topics he enjoyed debating with his many friends.
Jordan is survived by his mother and step-father, Lisa and Mike Wickern, Ada MN and his grandparents Patricia and William Lee Vroom of Carmel, IN. He was preceded in death by his father James Thomas.
Jordan will be greatly missed by the many people to whom he brought so much joy and laughter.
A celebration of his life will be held at The Bowler, in Fargo, ND from 4-8pm Saturday, September 21st.
Memorials in Jordan’s name may be made to:
Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science
11605 Meridian Market View
Unit 124 PMD 381
Falcon, CO 80831