William “Bill” Dean Mortensen, 65 passed away on August 8, 2013 at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico surrounded by his family. Bill was born August 18, 1947 in Alamosa, Colorado to Hillard Randall and Wynona Marie (Sabin) Mortensen.
He graduated from Sanford High School in 1965. Bill joined the US Army in 1966 and served in Germany among other locations.
Survivors include his three sons, Randall Dean (Janice) of Algodones, New Mexico, Shane Lee of Bernalillo, New Mexico and Aaron (Katelyn) of Lubbock, Texas; 7 8/9 Grandchildren, Ryan, Cody & Kelly, Shanae, Keith, Truett & Chad; 3 Great Grandchildren, Ryanna, Ryan & Faithlillyanna. Siblings, Barbara Pottberg, Alamosa, CO, Judy Couch, Las Vegas, NV, Randy (Leslie), Center, Eddie (Kathy), Albuquerque, N.M., Shelley Russell, Sanford, Holly (Randy) Christensen, Golden, CO and Wynn Nell (Paul) Randles, Hooper, CO. He is survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother and sister-in-law Lonnie (Sandra), brother-in-law Deon Russell; nieces and nephews Rosemary, Stoney and Matt Pottberg, Jason and Clinton Randles.
Services will be held Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints in Bernalillo, New Mexico, 325 East Avenida.