Richard Fortt

April 28, 1919 ~ January 17, 2015 (age 95)


Richard "Dick" Fortt, age 95, died St., Jan. 17, 2015 at the Neighbor's Rehabilitation Center in Byron. He was born April 28, 1919 in Winnipeg, Canada the son of Fortescue and Rose (Skinner) Fortt. He married Audrey Yuill on Feb. 1, 1941. She preceded him Nov. of 1991. Dick was a U.S. Army Veteran. He loved following his favorite sporting teams the St. Louis Cardinals and the Green Bay Packers. He liked to play the lottery, play Yahtzee, attending Fish Fridays, and talking with his family. He was predeceased by his parents, his wife, son Mark, and 2 sisters; Peg Marberg and Dorothy Neightleberg. He is survived by his son Paul (Marsha) Fortt of Posen, IL, 2 daughters; Karen Howes of Ceder Lake, IN, and Audrey (Tim) Henley of Belmont Mississippi, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. A Memorial service will be held 11:30 am, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 136 W. Roosevelt Road in Stillman Valley, IL with the Pastor Randy Snider officiating. . A memorial fund is established in Richard's name.


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Memorial Service:

Friday Jan. 23rd at 11:30 at FHG--Stillman Valley

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