Alan Pottorff

Alan Pottorff, 54, passed away August 2, 2018 in Rockford, Illinois.

Alan was born in 1964 at Mattoon, Illinois to Randall and Sandra (Carson) Pottorff. He was a skilled craftsman and enjoyed painting and woodworking. Alan had a special place in his heart for animals, especially his dogs, Lilac and Trixie. Alan was most proud of his son, Mark.

Alan is survived by his son Mark (Sandra), father Randall and his wife Kay and their children, Michelle, Lauren and Heather, and Marianne Pottorff, as well as numerous uncles, aunts (special aunt and close friend Rebecca Carson) and cousins.

Alan was preceded in death by his mother Sandra, sister Debbie Pottorff Hanson, uncle William Carson and grandparents Harry and Dorothea Pottorff and Howard and Ida Carson.

Services will be 11am Friday, August 17, 2018 at Hosselton Funeral Home with burial immediately following at Gunion Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to PAWS Humane Society and will be accepted at Hosselton Funeral Home.

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  • Burial Friday, August 10, 2018
  • Memorial Service Friday, August 17, 2018

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