Ortman, Joseph R., Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at the Cartwright Care Center at the age of 66 years. The son of the late John W. and Millie (Yanna) Ortman was born on September 18, 1945 in Saginaw. He married Lynda Bennett on November 1, 1969 in Saginaw she survives him. Joseph loved working on cars and going to car shows and the casino. Surviving besides his wife, Lynda are their children; Ann (Pat) Russell of Hemlock, Kim Ortman of Saginaw; grandchildren, Ryan and Trevor Russell, two sisters-in-law, Glenda Ortman and Susan Bennett, brother-in-law Andrew (Elizabeth) Bennett and a nephew Louie Ortman. He was predeceased by two brothers; Donald L. Ortman and William C. Ortman. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, September 7, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at W. L. Case and Company Funeral Chapel, 409 Adams St. Rev. Ken MacGillivary will officiate with burial at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday from 2:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. and on Friday from noon until the time of the funeral service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a charity of the donor's choice. www.casefuneralhome.com