UPDATE: Friday afternoon the Mesa County Sheriff's Office said Darrell Pottratz was found safe.

The Mesa County Sheriff's Office is requesting your help in locating a 61-year-old missing man.

Darrell Pottratz of Grand Junction was last seen roughly 10:30 Wednesday morning, September 26, leaving his home at the 3200 block of Lorene Drive.

He is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • Blonde hair
  • Blue eyes
  • 5' 11"
  • 205 pounds
  • Blue pants
  • Green zip-up sweater

Pottratz has difficulty speaking due to a stroke.

If you've seen Darrell Pottratz, or have any information as to his whereabouts, please contact the Mesa County Sheriff's Office at 970-242-6707.