Kortz, Garry 5/2/1940 - 7/15/2021 Richland, MI Garry Kortz, 81, Richland, MI went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 15, 2021. Garry was born in Grand Rapids, MI to Zeno and Lucretia Kortz. Garry attended Godwin High School where he was active in baseball, football and band. Following high school he attended Columbia Bible College in South Carolina before he was united in marriage to Pat Hendrickson. Together they went back to South Carolina to finish school. After graduation he attended Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary where he received his Masters of Divinity and was ordained in 1968. Garry pastored churches in Michigan and Illinois and was active in Counseling ministries. He pursued his Real Estate license and began helping people find the homes of their dreams. Garry will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Pat of 61 years, and their children, Tammie (Mike) Nagel, Garry Kortz, Teri (Gary) Lively, Tracey (Mike) Sulka, Tim Kortz, and Trish (Brian) Hutcherson as well as 17 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren as well as his sister Linda (Don) Campbell and his brother Craig Kortz and several nieces and nephews. He was proceeded in death by his sister Sharon. Berean Baptist Church 7813 S 12th St, Portage Friday, July 23, 2021 Visitation, 10:00 a.m. Memorial Service, 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission where Garry ministered.