Kermit F. "Kerm" Mortensen, of Firth, died Saturday, March 15, 2014. He was born Jan. 22, 1944 to Kermit and Myrtle Mortensen. He graduated from Albion High School in 1962 and continued at the University of Nebraska on a golf scholarship. Kerm's love was his family, friends, and especially his kids.
Survived by the love of his life, Karla Houfek. Sons: Brian (Dawn) Mortensen and son Isaiah, Orlando, Fla.; Keith Mortensen, Lewiston, Idaho; Kevin Houfek, Firth; Guy (Edie) Rozier, Albany, N.Y. Ex-wife, Lynn Mortensen, Doha, Qatar; sister, Mary (Orv) Qualsett; brother, Kris Mortensen. Preceded in death by parents, Kermit & Myrtle Mortensen.
Memorial service: 9 a.m. Friday 3/21, at Lincoln Berean Church, 6400 S. 70th Street, Lincoln. Memorial visitation: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, 3/20, at Metcalf Funeral Home, 309 Nemaha Street, Firth. Condolences may be left online at metcalffuneralservices.com