Dale L. Portschi died November 26th at Safe Harbor Assisted Living, in Longmont, he was 68. Born in Oberlin, Kansas to Albert and Norma Portschi, he grew up in Boulder attending Boulder High School and graduating from the University of Colorado in 1967 and Texas A&M in 1969. He served in the United States Air Force as a Captain during the Vietnam War
. An electrical and space engineer he retired from IBM and Lockheed Martin. He is survived by his mother, Norma Kellett of Longmont. Brother's Norman Kellett of Westminister, and Kenneth Kellett of Auburndale, Florida. Nieces and Nephew Amanda, Heather, Jenny, Abbie and Ian. Interment will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery on Thursday at 1:00 PM.