Obituary for Laura Fern Fortner | Guerry Funeral Homes


Laura Fern Fortner

June 21, 2018

Mrs. Laura Fern Fortner, age 92, of Live Oak, Florida died Thursday, June 21, in the North Florida Regional Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida following a sudden illness. Mrs. Fortner  Was born in Georgetown, Illinois and resided in Golden and Ft. Collins, Colorado before moving to Live Oak, Florida 17 years ago. She worked as a quality control inspector for General Electric Corp. and Hewlett-Packard Corp. for over 37 years until her retirement. She enjoyed the out-doors, country western music, western square dancing and cooking. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Paul R. Fortner of Live Oak, Florida: Three children, Glen ( Marcy) Davis and Mark Davis both of Oldtown, Florida and Laura ( Robert) Austin of Ridgefarm, Illinois: Three grandchildren, Rob Krabel, Steve Davis and Eric Davis: Four great-grandchilren, Bryce Krabel, Karrington Krabel, Lacy Krabel and Jackson Davis. A funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Fortner will be held at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, June 27, in the Chapel of Guerry Funeral Home with Rev. Cagney Tanner officiating. Visitation and gathering of friends and family will be from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. ( One hour before service) at the funeral home. Interment will be in Tallahassee National Cemetery, Tallahassee, Florida. GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, 2659 S.W. Main Blvd. Lake City, Florida is in charge of arrangements.

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