Margaret Delores Fortner (Del Fortner)
Resident of Redwood City
June 17, 1934 – December 27, 2013
Del Fortner passed away peacefully with her daughters by her side on Friday, December 27th in her home in Redwood City. She was 79 years old.
Del was born in Litchfield, Illinois. She was the youngest of two children born to Samuel Edwards and Mary Katherine Edwards. During her 48-year marriage to Robert L. Fortner (Bob) they had three children. They moved to Redwood City in 1968.
Del had a home daycare. Del and Bob moved to Issaquah, Washington in 1992 where she continued watching children. Del returned to Redwood City in 2003.
Del has touched the lives of her family and many others through her kindness and loving nature!
Del is survived by…
Brother: Donn Edwards
Daughters: Kathi Flynn(Brian) and Jenny Garcia(Greg)
Grandchildren: James Flynn(Renee), Matt Flynn(Ashley)
Katie Focht(Eric), Ashley Garcia and Sydney Garcia
Great Grandchildren: Brody, Kian, Kieran, Shelby and Nya
A mass will be held at St. Pius Church in Redwood City at 11:00a.m. on Thursday, January 2, 2014. Donations can be made in Del’s name to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.