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Michael "Mike" Kortan

March 11, 1951 — June 2, 2023

Sauk Centre, Minnesota

Michael "Mike" Kortan

Michael E. “Mike” Kortan, age 72 of Sauk Centre, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 2, 2023 at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, Minnesota.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 7 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with Rev. Greg Paffel officiating. Interment will be held in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Sauk Centre and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Parish prayers will be at 5:30 p.m. followed by a rosary by the Knights of Columbus at 6 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

Michael Ervin Kortan was born March 11, 1951 in Sauk Centre, Minnesota to Frank and Loretta (Vogel) Kortan. He was united in marriage to Theresa Uphus on November 24, 1973 at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Greenwald, Minnesota. Mike owned and operated his own trucking company for a number of years but mainly worked for numerous companies driving locally and over the road for the past 38 years. He was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre, Knights of Columbus, and volunteered at the local TEC, REC, and Koinonia groups. Mike enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping, especially in the mountains in Montana. He also loved driving truck and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his loving wife of 49 years, Theresa Kortan of Melrose; son, Dean (Becky) Gould of Milaca; grandchildren, Deanna and Jesse Gould; great-grandson, James Gould; and sisters, Darlene (John) Dols of Sauk Centre, Jeanette (Joseph) Loehr of Melrose, and Julie Grams of St. Cloud.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Karen Moening and Bernice Uhlenkamp.

 

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm

Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services Sauk Centre

620 Beltline Rd, Sauk Centre, MN 56378

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm

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