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Obituary for Kenneth Ortmeier


Kenneth Edward Ortmeier, 87, passed away at the Hillview Nursing Home on Friday, July 28, 2017. The reason was natural causes. He was born August 4, 1930 in Lacrosse WI, and lived in Stoddard, WI up until he became very ill. Kenneth worked as a commercial fisherman, trapped for furs, worked on tobacco fields for Les Manske and was a deer hunter. Most of all he was a hard working handyman who just retired in the last few years. Kenneth helped his brother, Robert at the dumpster site, liked gardening and loved being in the outdoors. He also enjoyed going snapping turtle trapping and doing things around the house inside or outside. Survivors include his Betty (Hall) Ortmeier from Rockford Ill., his brother, Jerry Ortmeier from Lacrosse, Wis. and his brother Robert Ortmeier of Stoddard Wis. He also had one niece and five nephews, five great nephews and niece. Kenneth also had several cousins, family and friends. Kenneth was preceded in death by his Father, Ernest Ortmeier and Mother, Amelia (Michel) Ortmeier, his sister, Virginia Ortmeier, and brother, Ernest (Bud) Ortmeier and sister in law Sheryl (Lage) Ortmeier. At this time there will be no funeral or memorial service but will be cremated at Jandt Fredrickson funeral home.