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Bonnie Lou Kortz

August 20, 1943 — July 4, 2022


Bonnie Lou (Crowley) Kortz, 78, of Paducah passed away on Monday, July 4, 2022, at her residence.

She was a homemaker and member of St. Francis De Sales Catholic Church. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and going to ballgames to watch her grandchildren.

Surviving is her husband of 59 years, Charles “Unc” Kortz of Paducah; three daughters, Karen (John) Tyler of Mayfield, Sharon (Bill) Duke of Shepherdsville, Carla (Steve) Shaw of Paducah; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Duke, Kayla (Justin) Armstrong, Jacob Tyler, Austin (Alexandra) Shaw, Hannah Shaw, Zach (Morghen) Tyler, Taylor Duke; three great grandchildren, Nora Armstrong, Preslee Shaw, Isabella Shaw; and one great grandson on the way, Baby Armstrong.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William “Bill” Crowley and Eva (Boaz) Crowley.

Funeral service will be at 12:00pm on Saturday, July 9, 2022, at St. Francis De Sales Catholic with the Rev. Gary Clark officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

Friends may visit the family from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on Friday at Lindsey Funeral Home and from 10:00am to 11:30am on Saturday at the church. Prayers will be at 6:00pm Friday evening at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Jacob Tyler, Austin Shaw, Zach Tyler, Justin Armstrong, Dalton Chandler, and Jason Rodgers.

Online condolences may be left at

Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.

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