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Eric "Morty" A. Mortensen
Date of Death: December, 16 2011

Eric "Morty" A. Mortensen
, 27, Escanaba, passed away on Friday December 16, 2011 at St. Francis Hospital after years of battling multiple illnesses. He was born on July 3, 1984 in Escanaba, the son of Jack and Faye (Nelson) Mortensen.

Eric was a member of the Stump Jumpers and always looked forward to working at the Bark River off road races every year. He also loved working on his car stereos, which he has won different awards for, and going to concerts with his friends. Eric was a cook at the Swedish Pantry restaurant for the past 2 years.

He is survived by his parents, one sister: Natalie (fiancé: Brian Bonno) Mortensen, paternal grandmother: Ruth Mortensen, two uncles: Frank Nelson and Allen (Jeanne) Nelson as well as numerous cousins and friends.

Eric was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents: Eunice and Frank Nelson Sr., paternal grandfather: Bruce Mortensen and one uncle: Michael Nelson.

Friends may call from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday December 20, 2011 at the Allo Coolman Funeral Home in Escanaba with Parish Prayers at 7:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday December 21, 2011 at St. Anne's Parish with Fr. Francis DeGroot officiating. A luncheon will follow Mass in the church parish hall. Burial will take place in the Gardens of Rest Cemetery.

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