Kortum, Clarice Louise


Clarice Louise Kortum, 86, of Lincoln, died February 12, 2018.  She was born on August 15, 1931 in Fairbury, NE to Leonard & Mabel (Behrens) Murphy.  Worked for 47 years at St. Elizabeth Hospital and retired as a Health Unit Coordinator.  Member St. Patrick Catholic Church.
Clarice is survived by her children (spouses), Pete (Mary) Kortum of Chattanooga, TN, Mike (Marilyn) Kortum of Arlington, TX, Mary (John) Clark of Prosser, WA, Carol (Edelio Ramirez) Kortum of Honduras, Jim (Laurie) Kortum of Dalton, GA, Mark (Barb) Kortum, John (Tammy) Kortum, Matt (Laura) Kortum, Luke (Carrie) Kortum all of Lincoln; 25 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; sisters, Kathleen Lehr of Lincoln, Verona Mitchell of Hamburg, IA; and numerous nieces & nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Peter.
Viewing 1 – 9 pm Thursday (with a Rosary at 7 pm) at Butherus, Maser & Love Chapel, 4040 A Street, Lincoln. Mass of Christian Burial 10 am Friday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 6120 Morrill Ave, Lincoln
Memorials to the Food Bank of Lincoln BackPack Program.

Guestbook for Kortum, Clarice Louise

12:19PM Feb 14th, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with your mother at St. E's for many years. She helped orient me when I started as a new nurse and was always kind and knowledgable. She was kind and caring with her patients.
Kim Moore (Lincoln, NE)
11:49AM Feb 14th, 2018
I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. I worked with her at St. E’s. She was a wonderful caring person.
Sharon Crosier (Lincoln , NE)
9:01AM Feb 14th, 2018
Jack and Gwen Morris send prayers for your family.
Gwen Morris (Lincoln, NE)
3:06PM Feb 13th, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Georgia and Bernie Olsen (Wale Forest, NC)
1:40PM Feb 13th, 2018
Our deepest condolences to the Kortum Family, we are so very sorry for your loss.
Shane Stewart (Lincoln, NE)

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