In loving memory of

Cort Michael Kallansrud
November 3, 2000 - September 15, 2023

Cort M. Kallansrud, 22, of Fort Dodge passed away Friday, September 15, 2023 at Trinity Regional Medical Center.

Visitation and Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday September 20, 2023 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home.

Cort is survived by his mother Emily Rees, father Michael Kallansrud, sisters Gracie, Kya Rees, Maliyah Moore-Rees, and Makenah Moore-Rees, paternal grandparents Sandy Kallansrud of Spirit Lake, IA and Earl Kallansrud of Kansas City, MO, Diana (Dennis) Crouse of Coalville, IA, and Deb Koestner-Rees of Fort Dodge, aunts and uncles Jim and Kerry Rees, Traci Rees, and Amy Rees, Tonya and Nathan Himley, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Preceded in death by his maternal grandparent Papa (Pat) Rees and cousin Daetoria Rees.

Cort Michael Kallansrud was born November 3, 2000, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He attended the Humboldt School System graduating in 2019 from Humboldt High School.

Cort enjoyed motor sports, the outdoors, and had a great sense of humor.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.


Diana Patterson wrote on Sep 25, 2023:

"RIP Cort. You were such a brave little guy when I used to take care of you. Now you are healthy and flying high with the Angel's. ?"

Emily Rees wrote on Sep 22, 2023:

"To my dear son; words are so unexplainable of how much I will miss you! The bond I got with you in the hospital will never be forgotten! The spirits you carried; carried me. The love you gave everyone left a print that will always be held close to their heart! I will forever cherish the memories we had together. Forever fly free, and give heaven some hell buddy! Love mom and all your sisters! "

Angie Schneider wrote on Sep 17, 2023:

"So very sorry for the loss of Cort. Ur all in my thoughts and prayers and have my sympathy. May he R.I.P. "

Deb Koestner-Rees wrote on Sep 17, 2023:

"A tree was planted in Cort's memory. In memory:(Papa Pat) & Deb"

Holly Murray wrote on Sep 17, 2023:

"Cort my buddy I have so many memories of you and I in Rochester MN for weeks at a time we would laugh we would cry you would get angry at me but at the end of the day I tucked you in and walked to Ronald McDonald House and we did that over and over for weeks at a time. I will miss you so very much. I remember living with you your mom and Kya remember she would throw a fit when she had to to bed took both of us to get her up there to bed. You both grew up to be beautiful adults and thank God for your mom she is awesome. I just have so many memories I love you and you will be in my heart forever. Fly high buddy and tell Papa Pat I miss and love him too. Until I see you again buddy give them a good time up there . Love Aunt Holly"

Diana Crouse wrote on Sep 17, 2023:

"Cort, nana is going to miss you deeply. I enjoyed having you staying with us you was such a joker. I have so many memories of you that will always be in my ??. You fly high and keep things going on the other side. Love you and miss you your nana"

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Marcia Myers wrote on Sep 16, 2023:

"Rest in Peace, Cort! "