Michael Pertzborn Sr. of McGregor, formerly of Mora, died on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015 at the VA Medical Center in St. Cloud, MN. He was 68 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 3:00 pm. on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 at Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home with Rita Clasemann officiating.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the service on Thursday.
Michael John Pertzborn Sr, age 68, died at the St. Cloud VA Veterans rehab center in St. Cloud, Minnesota on Friday Jan.2, 2015 at approximately 6:40am after battling Lung Cancer.
Michael was born July 28, 1946 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; the oldest of three siblings born to Daniel and Geraldine (King) Pertzborn. After completing his high school education, he enlisted in the Navy and proudly served our country from 1963-1967, during the Vietnam War era. After his honorary discharge from the Navy; he moved to Minnesota and started a family and a career as a Firefighter at the Twin City Army Ammunition Plant. After retirement Michael and his than wife Kathleen moved to McGregor, Minnesota where he lived out the remainder of his life. Michael enjoyed hunting and fishing trips and simple family get-togethers.
He was preceded in death by his parents; father Daniel Pertzborn; mother Geraldine Pertzborn; step-father Chuck Mattson; and daughter Janna Pertzborn.
Michael is survived by his wife Kathleen; children, Michael (Tina), Jimmy (Nancy), Peter and Chris; brother Nick (Cindy)Pertzborn; sister Denise Anderson; 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.