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Walter "Gene" Pottberg

Posted: Tue 8:55 AM, Dec 11, 2012
Funeral Home: Hilltop Lakes Chapel
January 10, 1936 - December 9, 2012




Walter Eugene Pottberg, 76, of Hilltop Lakes went to the Lord Sunday, December 9, 2012. Memorial services will be held Thursday, December 13, in the Hilltop Lakes Chapel at 11 am. Brother Tony Taylor will preside over services.




Walter "Gene" Pottberg was born January 10, 1936 in Osborne County, Kansas to his parents Walter and Beatrice (Quillin) Pottberg. Gene was married to Joyce Reedy on December 15, 1961 they were happily married 50 years. Gene was a very active person he liked to fly planes, race ATV's across the sand dunes of California and enjoyed using his HAMM Radio. He was playing Basketball in a league till he was 56. Gene was a member of the Hilltop Lakes Chapel, T-38 Club at Hilltop Lakes, and Lions Club at Hilltop Lakes.




He is survived by his wife, Joyce Pottberg; a son, Gary Pottberg; two daughters, Kari Swartz and husband, John Mark Swartz, and Robin Utter and husband, Scott Utter; a brother, Robert Pottberg and wife, Jimmie June; a sister, Donna Pottberg; six grandchildren, Sarah, Jacob, and Rachel Swartz, and Scotty, Michael, and Rachel Utter; and two great-grandchildren, Arianna and Nathan.

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