Della Lee Bortner

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FAIRBORN Della Lee Bortner, age 86 of Fairborn, passed away Thursday February 14, 2013 in the Hospice of Dayton. She was born December 25, 1926 in Terre Haute, IN, the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Rogers. Della had been employed at Frisch's Restaurant in Fairborn and she retired as a case manager with Toward Independence in Xenia. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Ralph Malmstrom; second husband, Maurice Bortner; a granddaughter, Michelle Malmstrom; and two brothers, Bill Shepherd and Clifford Woods. She is survived by three children, Bob (Connie) Malmstrom, Diane (Ken) Bullard, Becky (David) Evans, all of Fairborn; seven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren; twin-sister, Ella Sorlie of Terre Haute, IN; sister, Norma Jean McAfee of Georgia; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday February 20, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. in the Belton-Stroup Funeral Home, 422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd., Fairborn, Pastor H. Wesley Barnhill officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 P.M. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society -or- Hospice of Dayton. Condolences may be made to the family at

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Belton Stroup Funeral Home
422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road
Fairborn, OH 45324
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