Michael F. Fortner
1942 - 2021
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Michael F. Fortner, 78, of Freeport, IL, died on Monday, January 11, 2021. Arrangements are pending with Walker Mortuary.

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Published in The Freeport Journal Standard from Jan. 12 to Jan. 13, 2021.
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January 19, 2021
I will miss you, you were a good friend in High School and your parents were very good to me. Rest in Peace Buddy.
Ray Kemp
January 16, 2021
Sorry for your loss!
Keith Blehinger
January 14, 2021
I am sorry to learn of Mike's passing. He was a former neighbor and we lost touch through the years, but he was always fun to be around and always had a smile on his face. My condolences to Terri and his grand children.
Michael Lowary
January 13, 2021
To Many memories to share about Mike. We had a great time through High School. Barb and Roger you are in my prayers and thoughts. I had a very vivid dream about Mike earlier this week and it had to do with working on cars, and the "Eliminators" Car Club. My Thoughts are with you all. JerryStocks
January 12, 2021
Really sorry to hear about MIke's passing, he was always a great neighbor. I remember babysitting for his daughter. Prayers to his family, rip Mike.
Deb Keleher
January 12, 2021
Sorry we have not been in contact for years. Please accept our sincere thoughts and prayers to his family.
Larry Sardenga
January 12, 2021
So sorry to hear of Mike's passing. As a first cousin, I have such fun memories of growing up within an hour's drive(Sterling) near the Fortners for most of my childhood. Mike always was a favorite and made me laugh at his antics and crazy faces. He and my brother Jim were quite the circus of entertainment for the rest of us at holidays and family picnics. I know you will miss him, Barb. Love and hugs to all of you...Mary Kay
Mary Kay Groth
January 12, 2021
So sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. We were neighbors for many years. He was always very nice and helped out when anyone needed anything. Rest In Peace Mike
Sue Mandt
January 11, 2021
So sorry to hear this of Mike. We graduated together. He was a nice guy. Praying for the family. God bless one and all. Gail Jean (Kneller) Beard
Gail Jean Beard
January 11, 2021
Sending prayers and thoughts for Mike and his family. Years ago we were neighbors and good friends to Mike and Gay. So sorry to hear this.
Barbara Mandt
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