Russell O. Wortman

Russell O. Wortman of Dousman passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.

Russ is survived by his wife, Jill (nee Krejci), of 26 years; along with his daughters, Kasey and Hannah; and brothers, Mike, Mark (Shelley) and Carl (Patty). He is further survived by nieces, Jenny, Jodi, Carissa and Paige; and nephews, Nathan and Brandon; along with many other close relatives and friends.

Russ was preceded in death by his father, Tom Wortman, and mother, Beverly Pranger.

A memorial service for Russ will be held on Saturday, Jan. 25, at 1 P.M. with a visitation starting at 11 A.M., all to be held at Reformation Lutheran Church, S39-W32887 County D, Genesee Depot.

Russ loved spending time outside with his girls and dog. Hunting, fishing and gardening were also some of his favorite pastimes.

In lieu of flowers, the family invites contributions to the American Cancer Society or Reformation Lutheran Church.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4457 or visit