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AGNES MARIE SCHORTGEN, 91, of Columbia City, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Fort Wayne. Surviving are her children, Joan (Randy) Brown, Nick (Cheryl) Schort gen, Mary (John) Nicholson, Anthony "Tone" (Janeen) Schortgen, Charles (Lee Ann) Schortgen, Christopher (Theresa) Schortgen, Lucy (Steve) Papaik, Clara (Randy) Meyer, Amy (Paul) Rohyans, and Rose (James) Fritzinger; sisters, Sr. Martha Ann "Mary" Rifner, SP and Sr. John Mary "Cecelia" Rifner, SP; 35 grandchildren, and 68+ great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Schortgen on Feb. 3, 2019; brother, John Henry Rifner; and grandson, David Nicholson. Mass is 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Arcola, with calling one hour prior to the service. Family will also receive friends from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in the Parish Hall at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Arcola, with the Holy Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Burial is 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at St. John's Cemetery, Montpelier, Ind. Memorials to St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Arcola or Heartland Hospice. To send an online note to the family, visit

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 12, 2019
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