Services will be held at a later date for Loren E. Kortuem, age 80, of Clarissa formerly of Long Prairie.
Arrangements entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home – Stein Chapel, Long Prairie.
Loren Eloy Kortuem was born September 18, 1932 near Long Prairie, Minnesota, the son of John “Jack” and Dolores (Determan) Kortuem. After he completed school, he moved to Sioux Falls, SD where he worked at John Morrell. For a time he lived in Montana before moving to Gutches Grove where he worked for local farmers and at Jennie-O Turkey Processing Plant. Loren married Rosie Petron in Browerville, they later divorced. He then married Virginia McDonald at Little Sauk, Minnesota.
He enjoyed walks, helping on the farm, going to threshing shows, drives in the country, and fishing.
Loren is survived by his children, Ronald Kortuem of Browerville, Brian (Lanette) Kortuem of Eagle Bend, Lisa (Darrel) Holmquist of Long Prairie, and Sandy Kortuem of Long Prairie, siblings, Marge (Leo) Leslie of Jasper, MN, Linda (Rodger) Proell of Sauk Centre, Roma (Art) Michels of Osakis, MN, Joan (Roger) Motzko of Bloomington, MN, and 4 grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents, children, Timothy, Lorie Marcyes, and Amy Ruth Kortuem, brother Kenneth, and sister, Norma Styke.