Leonard Wortman


October 12, 2023

Leonard G. Wortman, 94, of Fairbury, formerly of Beatrice, died on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023, surrounded by his family at Cedarwood Assisted Living in Fairbury. He was born on Feb. 28, 1929, to Emerson and Marie (John- son) Wortman at his parent's home near Hastings. He was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church of Hastings. He attended parochial school in Hastings and received his GED while in Superior. Leonard served in the Army from 1951 to 1953 during the Korean War and earned a Purple Heart. He was on the first Honor Flight of Korean War vets to fly to Washington, D.C. Leonard marr...

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