Gerald J. Portz

Gerald J. Portz, age 86, of Sheldon passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020, at Sanford Sheldon Medical Center.

His funeral mass will be 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Sheldon with Father Siby Punnoose officiating.

Burial will be at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery in Sheldon with military honors presented by McGlothlen-Cowie Post #145 of the American Legion.

Visitation with family present will be from 4 – 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon. A Knights of Columbus Rosary will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

The family asks that everyone wears a mask to the visitation and as well as the funeral mass and practice social distancing.