Jordan Gerald Cabalka, 31, of Edgewood, passed away Sunday, May 2, 2021, from injuries sustained in an ATV accident.

Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 10, 2021, at St. Mark Catholic Church in Edgewood, Rev. John Haugen presided.

Visitation was held from 2-7 p.m., Sunday, May 9, 2021, at St. Mark Catholic Church in Edgewood. A Scripture Service was held at 6:30 p.m. There will be no public visitation on Monday before the Mass.

Interment: St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Edgewood.

Jordan was born April 20, 1990, in Manchester, the son of David and Linda (Hemesath) Cabalka. Jordan was raised in Manchester and was a 2008 graduate of West Delaware High School. After graduation Jordan attended WyoTech in Wyoming and graduated in 2009.

On Nov. 12, 2016, Jordan was united in marriage to Katie Meese at St. Mark Catholic Church in Edgewood. Jordan was an automotive technician and worked for Georgen Auto in Manchester. He was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church and the Edgewood Fire Department. Jordan enjoyed golfing, deer hunting, racing with his nephews, Myles and Ryker, morning walks with their dog Oreo, and going to breweries with Katie. He also enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Survivors left to cherish his memory are his wife, Katie Cabalka, of Edgewood; his parents, Dave and Linda Cabalka, of Manchester; two brothers, Greg (April) Cabalka, of Van Meter and Jay (Shellie) Cabalka, of Urbana; parents-in-law, Tim and Julie Meese, of Edgewood; his paternal grandparents, Francis and Ruth Cabalka of Dubuque; brothers-in-law, Andy (Kristy) Meese of Edgewood and Tyler (fiancé, Hanna Koloc) Meese of Edgewood; and nieces and nephews, Myles, Ryker and Adleigh Meese, Mia and Nova Cabalka, and three on the way.

Jordan was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Gerald and Carol Hemesath, and an uncle, William “Bill” Hemesath.

The family prefers memorials to flowers. A scholarship will be established in Jordan’s name.

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