Harvey proudly served our country in the National Guard. He was joined in marriage July 19, 1975, to his wife Lillian. Harvey was of the Catholic faith. He enjoyed trout fishing and watching the St. Louis Cardinals with Lillian. Harvey will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife of 40 years, Lillian Fortner; and a son-in-law, Larry Wiseman.
Harvey is survived by three sons, Joe Fortner and wife Lita of Las Vegas, Nevada, Mark Fortner and wife Gina of Wentzville, Missouri, Robert Fortner of Springfield, Missouri; two daughters, Kathy Masur of Denver, Colorado, Carol Wiseman of Kissee Mills, Missouri; as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three brothers, Richard Fortner and wife Bernadette of Naperville, Illinois, John Fortner and wife Pat of Villa Ridge, Missouri, Clarence “Father Mark” Fortner of Wisconsin; and a sister, Mary Psaris and husband Nick of Jackson, Mississippi.
Burial will be held at a later time. Memorials in memory of Harvey may be made Oxford Hospice, 3660 South National, Suite 300, Springfield, MO 65807.