Courtney “Corky” Mortensen

SANFORD — Courtney “Corky” Mortensen passed away peacefully in his home on October 31st, 2019. 

Born October 2nd, 1937 in Portland Oregon.  Raised in Sanford, Colo., by his parents Randall and Helen Mortensen.

Corky was preceded in death by his parents, brothers and sisters: Hillard “Sarge”, Joseph “Joe”, Louise (Dyer), Fred, Albert, Clyde “Jiggs”, Ralph, Don, Carol (McDaniel) and four sisters that passed away in infancy: Lois, Alice, Marie and Carrie.

Corky is survived by his high school sweetheart of 60 years, Nancy Higel Mortensen and their children: Randa (Mark) McCarroll, Tracy Stevens, Larry (Carolyn) Mortensen, Dan (Jessica) Mortensen, 20 grandchildren and 42 great grandchildren.

There will be a viewing at Rogers Family Mortuary in Alamosa on Sunday, November 3rd from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Funeral services will be 11:00 am Monday, November 4th, 2019 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints-300 Richardson Avenue Alamosa, CO (viewing will take place from 9:45 am until 10:45 am).

Rogers Family Mortuary of Alamosa is in care of arrangements.

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