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Andrew Dale Keith Bortell

Andrew Dale Keith Bortell, 30, of Havana, passed away at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 2 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born on November 29, 1989. Surviving are his parents, Keith and Lauri Bortell of Havana, sister, Lisa Layton of Havana, two brothers, Brandon Bortell of Havana and Dylan Fortney of Chapin; nieces and nephews, Kaylee, Chance, Kyleigh, Brayden, Hannah, Rylan and Amber; maternal grandfather, Ernie Layton of Havana; paternal grandparents; Eldon and Sheron Bortell of Forest City. Also, his beloved dog Boone Andrew is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Sheryl Layton; one sister; one uncle; two cousins; two aunts; and maternal great-grandma, Kathryn Towery. Andrew worked at The Chuckwagon, The Duck Blind, and Havana Healthcare as a cook. He also worked at Farm and Home in Havana and the Par-A-Dice. He loved watching the Cubs, Bears, and WWE wrestling on T.V. He had a heart of gold and always thought of others. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton. To leave online condolences please visit

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