KALIDA — Daniel Fortman, 62, of Kalida died at 9:55 a.m., Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 at, The Meadows at Putnam Acres. He was born Oct. 11, 1951 in Lima, to the late Harry and Irene (Duling) Fortman.
He is survived by five brothers: James (Cheryl) Fortman of Kalida, Karl ( Judy) Fortman of Kalida, David Fortman of Ottawa, Joe (Sandra) Fortman of Glandorf, and Alan (Barbara) Fortman of Kalida; and three sisters: Judy (Joe) Stechschulte of Columbus Grove, Mary Lou (Donald) Hoffman of Kalida, and Karen (Kenneth) Ruhe of Ottawa.
Dan worked at Brookhill Workshop in Ottawa. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Kalida. Dan loved cowboys, horses, and enjoyed drawing; summers at Wolf Lake Sumer Camp, and spending time with his caregiver Mike.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Kalida with Fr. Mark Hoying officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 pm. on Thursday at LOVE FUNERAL HOME, Ottawa where there will be a scripture at 6 p.m. on Thursday.
Memorial donations may be made out to Brookhill Center.
Condolences can be expressed at: www.lovefuneralhome.com.