Pat Lee Wortman, Enterprise, passed away on October 29, 2016 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital.
He was born January 6, 1940 near Wallowa to Ord and Ruth (Colpitts) Wortman.
Pat’s first years were on Powatka Ridge, the family then moved to Imnaha where his parents owned the Imnaha Store.
He jokingly said he was a student of the U of Imnaha. They later moved to a farm outside Enterprise. Pat graduated from Enterprise High School.
His love of agriculture and early years in 4-H and FFA carried him through a lifetime of ranching, logging and community service. He served on many boards and commissions wanting to give back to Wallowa County that had given him so much.
He married Judy Hahn on Nov. 16, 1957. Pat and Judy have 3 daughters. Patti Foltz and husband Ted, Stacy McHenry and husband Mike and Julie Kiesecker and husband Tim.
Grandchildren: Patrick McCready (Tara), John McCready (Ashley), Jessi Dressen (Aaron), Travis Fisher (Bobi), Amanda Kincade (Borden) and Cole Kiesecker.
Great grandchildren: Ava Dressen, Jack Dressen, Grace McCready, Reese McCready, Maddox Fisher and Kale Kincade.
Pat is survived by wife Judy, 3 daughters, 6 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Also survived by brother Keith of Wallowa.
A celebration of life was held Nov. 5 at Liberty Grange.
Honorary Pallbearers are Gary Witherrite, Bob Morse, Bud Birkmaier, Martha Jane Spratling, Rod Childers and Bruce Dunn.
Pat was preceded in death by brothers Lynn, Lowell, Elmo and parents Ruth and Ord Wortman.
Donations in Pat’s memory may be made to:
*Enterprise Cemetery Maintenance District
306 SE 6th Enterprise 97828
*Wallowa Valley Health Care Foundation
POB 53 Enterprise 97828