TRINIDAD, COLO. – Larry D. Mortensen, age 55, passed away unexpectadly at the University Hosp. in Aurora Co. on Feb. 19, 2013.

He was born in Fort Dodge, Oct. 26, 1957, son of Beverly and Charles Mortensen. He graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High School in 1976.

Survivors are Chuck and Shirley Mortensen, Terri East, Sons Troy (Lisa) Schroeder, Tyler, Jake, Jack Mortensen, grandson Michael Schroeder, brother Terry Mortensen, best friend Doug (Shawn) Eggers, step-brothers Rick Williams, Johnny (Marti) Williams, step-sisters Kathy (Tom) McCann, Corky Williams and Mary (Clark) Conklin and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He worked at U.S.G. Bush Hog, and Celotex. Moving to Colorado, he worked on oil riggs, building condos, and owned his own landscaping business. he moved to Trinidad and was hired as manager of Crazy French Ranch where he worked for his beloved employer and friend Evelyn Jung.

Preceding him in deth, his mother Beverly (Ford) Mortenson, brother Rick Mortenson, and Grandparents.

Funeral services was held at Comi Funeral Home Chapel, Christian Church Trinidad, Co.