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James R. “Jim” Bortz 1937-2013

James R. “Jim” Bortz  1937-2013
CLAFLIN — James R. “Jim” Bortz, 75, died Aug. 20, 2013 at his home in Claflin. He was born Dec. 13, 1937 at rural Claflin, the son of Walter and Nellie (Stevenson) Bortz.
Mr. Bortz was a graduate of Claflin High School. He married Darlene Munsch Leiker July 9, 1994.  
He worked for DS&W for forty-five years as the #1 backhoe operator and was a lifelong Claflin, Kansas resident.
He was raised in the Methodist church. He enjoyed woodworking, tinkering with cars, deep sea fishing, making homemade ice cream and chocolate.
Survivors include wife Darlene ...

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