March 24, 2023
Debra "Debi" Elaine Kortum passed away on March 20th, 2023 after a hard-fought battle with cancer. We love her very much and we will miss her. She joins her beloved husband of 43 years, Roger, who passed away four months ago.
Debi was born on May 1st, 1963 to Jennie Senrud Hutton and Joe "Dude" Hutton in Ekalaka, Montana. Debi was the second youngest of eleven children born to Jennie and Dude. She once bragged that she earned the standing long jump record at Ekalaka Elementary School by leaping an astonishing 7 feet in 2nd grade. Debi was always a brutally honest individual, and so we knew...