Dwight "Jack" Kortie
                 September 28, 1935 -- March 22, 2015

Dwight "Jack" Jackson Kortie, 79, of Middlebury, died at 6:05 am
on Sunday, March 22, at Courtyard of Goshen, where he had stayed
since January 7, 2015. He was born on September 28, 1935 in
Litchfield, MN, to Dwight J. and Bernice "Bunny" (Britton) Kortie,
they preceded him in death. On April 25, 1975 in Goshen he married
Judith (Mishler) Miller, she survives. Survivors in addition to his
wife are his children, Lisa (Bob) Miller of Goshen, Thomas J. Kortie
of Indianapolis, Stephanie (Greg) Miller of Ann Arbor, MI, Stephen
(Sherri) Miller of Middlebury; five grandchildren; seven great
grandchildren; sister, Jil (Jim) Carlson of Minneapolis, MN; two
brothers, Lyn (Doris) Kortie of Glendale, AZ and Van (Evelyn) Kortie
of Sun City, AZ. and many nephews and nieces. He was a salesman
and production manager for Weyerhaeuser Incorporated and had
worked as a salesman in the RV industry. He and his wife were
owner/operators of three businesses- a flower shop in Three Rivers
Michigan, a dry cleaning business in Scottsdale, AZ and Healthy
Pets in Middlebury. He served on the Middlebury Town Council,
attended River Oaks Community Church and was a member of the
American Legion Post 210, Middlebury. Jack was an US Air Force
veteran and played in the Drum & Bugle Corps. Visitation will be
from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 pm on Friday, March 27, and one hour
prior to the 11:00 am funeral service on Saturday, March 28, all at
the Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street,
Middlebury. Services will be conducted by Pastors Scott Tilley and
Ron Russell. The American Legion Post 210 will conduct Military
Honors at the funeral home following the funeral services. Burial
will be at a later date in Grace Lawn Cemetery, Middlebury.
Memorials may be given to Greater Indiana Chapter of Alzheimer's
Association.  
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Our condolences to the entire Kortie family. Jack was a special man who
had a heart of gold. Our prayers and sympathy are with you during this
difficult time.
From: Ross and Jeanette Albert
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Our prayers are with you and your family...Jack is going to be missed by
so many....He was such a good friend to everyone...
From: Richard and Judy Stutz
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My deepest sympathy goes out to the Kortie Family. I have been a loyal
Healthy Pets customer since they opened. Jack was always helpful &
knowledgeable. I looked forward to going to the store, Jack & I had
great talks and he brightened my day with his positive attitude. He
insisted on carrying the 50 lb. dog food bag every time, even though I
was perfectly able. So, I started buying the 35 lb. bag instead. I told him it
was because that was all our food container could hold, a white lie that
eased my conscience. ;). Jack will be missed and again I extend my
sympathies to the Kortie Family.
Sincerely, Carrie Edds
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Our thoughts and prayers to Judy, Tom, Stephanie, and the rest of Jack's
family. Jack was an amazing friend and an even better man. Though many
years older and a thousand miles away, I consider myself lucky to have
called Jack my friend. Love ya Jack!
Kevin, Kayla, and Kenzi O'Neil
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Our hearts and prayers go out to the entire Kortie family. Jack was such
a great guy and good friend.  He was always kind and giving and one of
the first friends in Middlebury when we moved and took over the
Country Victorian B & B.  He was always encouraging and positive.  
He was a good influence on the kids at the Middlebury Boys & Girls
and in town.  He will be greatly missed.  Thank you Jack for your service
to our country.
From: The Schumacher Family - Arnie, Lori & Amanda
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I pray that the many happy memories of Jack's life with all of you will, with
time, overcome the sadness and pain that have accompanied you all as
you journeyed these later years with Jack. Jack did a lot in the
community, but I particularly remember his dedication to Middlebury. He
worked tirelessly and was a good friend to all. I will always remember our
happy times in Plank Family Reunions. Please be assured of my prayers.
From: Phillips Family, Gene, Evie, Robin & Mardi
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