Donald Lee 'Butch' Pottorff
Donald Lee "Butch" Pottorff, 75, Phoenix, Ore. and formerly of Fairfield, Iowa, passed away at his home. He was born March 12, 1942 in Fairfield to Donald and Ila Mae Steele Pottorff. He married Jimie Perle Pottorff. He grew up in Fairfield and graduated from Fairfield High School in 1960.
Donald served in Company D, 224th Engineer Battalion in Fairfield before he served as a Staff Sergeant in the U. S. Air Force in Vietnam. He served as a Baptist minister and later was a truck driver. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and hearing from several of his high school buddies and his neighbors.
Survivors include his wife, Jimie; daughters, Regan Clark, Nantucket, Mass., Gail Bryson, and Christie Hyde, both of Claremore, Okla.; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson.