- Local Guide
Paul R. Fortman, 90, formerly of 14586 State Route 66, St. Marys, died at 10:39 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Otterbein â€”St. Marys.
He was born Nov. 6, 1921, in St. Marys, to Alena (Gerstner) and Frank Fortman.
On Oct. 28, 1948, in Celina, he married Florence A. Miller, who died Oct. 28, 1986.
Surviving are four sons, Frank Fortman, of Uniopolis, Ed Fortman, of St. Marys, Carl Fortman of St. Marys, and John Fortman, of Corinth, Texas; and three daughters, Kathleen Lampert, of St. Marys, Mary Landis, of Port Hueneme, Calif., and Linda Ekberg, of Walton, Ky.
He was preceded in death by infant twin daughters, Bonnie Lou and Connie Sue Fortman.
A Mass of Christian Burial is at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, with the Rev. Anthony E. Cutcher officiating. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery in St. Marys.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Miller - Long & Folk Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Contributions may be directed to either Otterbein or Grand Lake Hospice Program.
Condolences may be expressed at millerfuneralhomes.net.