J Frank Pottorff was born July 19, 1945, in Casper, Wyoming, the son of Jay Frank and Mary (Clark) Pottorff. On May 29, 1999 Frank was united in marriage to Barbara Gingerich Meinel at Shiloh. They have made their home in the Kalona community. Frank was currently employed as a Professor and was Vice President of Administration at Shiloh University. He was a member of the Shiloh Church. Frank passed away Wednesday, August 25, 2018 at St. Luke?s Hospital in Cedar Rapids at the age of 73 years.
Frank is survived by his wife Barbara of Kalona,2 daughters, Desiree Christianson of Johnstown, CO, Deena Carter of Milliken, CO, 3 step daughters, Monya Meinel of Chicago, IL, Leah Pitka of Coralville, Havilah Peters of Iowa City, step son, John Meinel of Dubai, 8 grandchildren, his mother Mary Pottorff of Casper, WY, a sister Lynne Murray of Casper, WY, and his entertaining faithful companion Buddy. He was preceded in death by his father.
Memorial Service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, August 25, 2018, at Shiloh. Visitation will be held from 4-7 PM on Friday, August 24, 2018, at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona. www.powellfuneralhomes.com
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