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Blair L. Bortnem

Blair L. Bortnem

Blair Bortnem age 57, of Mitchell died Feb 13, 2018 at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Celebration of Blair's life / Visitation will be from 1 to 3 pm Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the Will Funeral Chapel.

He was united in marriage with Michelle Hall on September 23, 1989 in Mitchell.

Blair and Michelle have two sons, Sean Bortnem of Chamberlain, SD and Eric Bortnem of Portland, OR. In addition to his wife and sons, Blair is survived by sister Linda Kay Rykhus of Sioux Falls, SD; and brothers Elliott Nelson (Mary Jane) of Pierre, SD and Brad Bortnem of Mitchell, SD; a niece, Jamie Baker; and a nephew, Anthony Nelson.

Blair was preceded in death by his father, Ardeen Bortnem; his mother, Marian Bortnem; and his brother Murray Nelson.

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