Search billions of records on

Jay County Obituaries


Clipping hand dated 2/27/70

Ralph C. Bortner

Redkey - Ralph Cory Bortner, 72, who operated a greenhouse here for many years, died Friday evening at Bluffton Clinic Hospital.  He was a member of Halfway Lodge F&AM, and Easter Star in Redkey, Scottish Rite, Fort Wayne, Junior Order of Mechanics, Redkey, and the Presbyterian Church at Portland.

There are no immediate survivors.

Services will be at 10:30 Monday in Jones Mortuary, Redkey, where friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday.  Rev. Thurman Morris will officiate.  Masonic services will be at 8 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.

Templates in Time