Terry Lynn “Tallynn” Jordan, 64, died Saturday, December 31, 2022. He was born in Hyannis, Maryland on September 17, 1958, the eldest son of Roy and Shelbia Jordan. Terry enlisted in the U.S. Army in September of 1976, and met his future wife, Colleen Mary Maccoux during Advanced Individual Training in November of 1976, attending Thanksgiving dinner along with other fellow students. The two remained friends and pen-pals until her divorce. Terry served in Fort Gordon, Georgia and in Germany before being honorably discharged in 1984. In July of 1987, they moved with her son to North Carolina and married on June 11, 1988. The family returned to Wisconsin in August of 2001.
Terry had two Associates Degrees in Business Management and Retail. He worked several retail jobs while in North Carolina. Locally, he worked at Home Depot for 2 years before joining the team at Walmart in 2006, working there until his retirement in June 2020 during the covid epidemic. He truly enjoyed assisting all customers, from young to old, to exceed customer satisfaction; there was no job he couldn’t do. Terry was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in August of 2021.
Terry and Colleen had several common interests including camping, antiquing, traveling, working puzzles, sci-fi and murder mystery tv shows, and a love for their pets. Terry was also known as Lord Tallynn Jordan, as he owns his own little piece of Scotland.
He is survived by his wife, Colleen; two children, Alex Sagady of Luxemburg, and Sherry Kannough of Georgia; his four-legged son Mooose; five grandchildren, Breanna, Damien, Kayleigh, Ronni and Lincoln; a great-grandchild, Ryder Joel Peace (Bree); two brothers, David and Andrew; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Roderey Maccoux and his significant other, Dawn; Gerald and Norma Maccoux, Chris Allen, Roger and Patty Maccoux, Correne and Royce Brown; his mother-in-law, Virgil (Delfosse) Maccoux;
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy T. and Shelbia; a brother Robert; and Grandma Becky Bullard.
Friends may call at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason Street, on Thursday, January 5th from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday with full Military Honors to follow. On-line condolences may be given at www.prokowall.com. In lieu of flowers donations made to Dog2DogTags.org to benefit Laika’s Fund.
Colleen would like to extend a special thank you to all the Walmart extended family, Unity Hospice, Proko-Wall, and Mellissa Hansen with Final Journey Companions.
Terry lived his life by the following statement to its fullest- “No man left behind”.
Carl Pauc is serving the family.