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Friday, 28 March 2014 13:08

Louise Lincoln Jordan

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Louise Lincoln Jordan, 72, a long-time resident of Saratoga Springs, died at her home on November 26, 2013 after a brief illness.

She was born on July 22, 1941 to the late Ruth Branson and Charles Waters Lincoln of Upper Montclair, New Jersey. She married William Louis Jordan on August 13, 1966.

Louise was a professional Interior Designer for over 40 years and was a 1963 graduate of the Parsons School of Design. She headed the design department of Hugh M. Keiser Associates in New York City and later initiated the Interior Design Group of C.T. Male and Associates before establishing her own practice in Saratoga Springs. Louise was noted for combining the visual elements of interior spatial design with the space planning and management of large projects for corporate headquarters, advertising and publishing houses, law firms and hotel and conference centers. Her clients included the Lake Placid Resort Club, the law firms of Paul, Weiss, Rifkin, Wharton and Garrison, and Davis, Polk and Wardwell, The Williams Companies, Grey Advertising Company, The Holland America Line, the Presidential Guest Quarters of the White House and Blair House in Washington, D.C.

Louise was an avid gardener and a longtime member and past President of the Orenda Garden Club of Saratoga Springs. For many years she prepared wreaths and Christmas trees for sale at the Festival of Trees; all proceeds went to Catholic Charities. She was known for her willingness to share her enthusiasm and expertise in gardening and various crafts. Garden Club members have commemorated her service through a special donation to the Yadoo Gardens in Saratoga Springs.

Louise was preceded in death by her parents Ruth B. and Charles W. Lincoln and her sister Susan Branson Lincoln.

Louise is survived by her husband of 47 years, William L. Jordan of Saratoga Springs, and her brother, Thomas, and his wife, Maryann of Charlottesville, Virginia. She is also survived by her many nieces and nephews of both the Lincoln and Jordan families.

Louise will be greatly missed by her family, friends, relatives, and neighbors.

Arrangements are under the direction of the William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Homes of 628 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs (584-5373).

Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneralhome.com.

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