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Durango and Denver resident, Kenneth Alan Portz, died Friday while ski racing with friends in Dear Valley, UT. Mr. Portz was born to Kenneth Lamont and Marie Inez in Redding, PA. He grew up at 3010 S University Blvd., Denver, CO. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High and earned a BS in Business at the University of Denver. He started in mortgage banking as a title rep., then loan officer before a long career in secondary marketing. Ken's passions in life were many: skiing, fly fishing, reading, traveling, Alfa Romeo, Moto Guzzi, his kids and grandkids. Proceeded in death by his parents and wife Mary Ellen Portz. He is survived by wife Victoria Clement; kids Kip Portz of Denver and Kate Kranick of Wake Forest, NC; sister Sandy Kolb of Durango; and four grandkids: Aidan, Tess, Reagan, and Kalan.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, March 17 th at 6pm in Magness Arena, home of his beloved DU Pioneers. A memorial will be planned in Durango this summer.
Published in The Durango Herald on Mar. 14, 2018
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