- August 27, 1921 - March 31, 2011
- Breckenridge, Minnesota
of Marjorie's Passing
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“Grandma,I miss you! I think of you daily. Am so glad I got to spend many days visiting with you before you left us. You are forever in my heart.Love...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Carla ZenQueen Kohlhase
“My Deepest Condolence to your family. Your mom was a very kind and wonderful lady. She always had a smile. She will be deeply missed.
2 of 13 | Posted by: Sue Hill - Morris
“My brother, John, wanted me to let you all know that all the Schusters send their sympathies in the loss of your mother. Don, Tom, Vicky, Marie,...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Marie - Barnesville, MN
“Grandma, I'm so glad we made it up to see you last summer! It was great to see you laughing and smiling and kissing on all the kids! Unfortunately...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Janet Schwengel - IL
“We will miss you.Give Ryan a hug from us.
5 of 13 | Posted by: Jeff Romani
“WE will miss you very much! The great trips to the casino, the good food, and laughter & back yard camping, when we were all home.
6 of 13 | Posted by: Gloria, Darrel & The WA. Bunch - WA
“I always chuckel every time I think of the time Karen, Ruth, and I spent the weekend at mon's, putting a pound of butter in front of the night light...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Mickie Guthmiller - Mpls., MN
“Our thought's and prayer's are with you.
8 of 13 | Posted by: shane Thymian - Lidgerwood, ND
“Our sympathy to you, Margie & Florence & your family. She was a sweet lady. Arthur & Merilyn Romani
9 of 13 | Posted by: Arthur & Merilyn Romani - Delavan, WI
“Mom, We will miss you so much. Our last time together, Thanksgiving time, 2010 will be such a memory for me. The beautiful smiles you gave me every...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Florence E. Mc Neill - Apopka, FL
“Goodbye to my long time neighbor. May she rest in peace. She was a wonderful person and you all have my sympathies. Marie Schuster Krause
11 of 13 | Posted by: Marie - Barnesville, MN
“My sympathy to Marges' family. My mom, Alice P., were good friends at 'the home'. I also got to know Marge----what a wonderful person! Mom and I so...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Carol Pausch - Wahpeton, ND
“I remember very good times I had growing up at your house. Especially the brownies I made for the first time. My prayers and thoughts are with your...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Johnson Eisterhold - Houston, TX
Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home
Marjorie E. Porter, 88 of Breckenridge, MN passed away at St. Francis Nursing Home on March 31, 2011. The funeral is Monday, April 4, 2011at 2:00 pm at Evergreen United Methodist Church, Wahpeton, ND with a visitation one hour prior to the funeral at the church. Officiating the service is Pastor David Andrews. Interment is at Lakeside Cemetery, Herman, MN (at a later date). Honorary Pallbearers are Patrick Porter, Anthony Porter, Timothy Porter, Mathew Holding Eagle, and Travis Holding Eagle. Marjorie Elizabeth Porter was born on August 27, 1921 in Alexandria, MN to Andrew and Florence (Rhodes) Porter. She grew up in the Alexandria and Bagley, MN areas. Marjorie was united in marriage to Stanley Porter. They lived in rural Tintah, MN where they made their home for the next 50 years. Stanley preceded her in death in November, 1990. Marjorie then made her home in Breckenridge, MN. In 2009, she moved into St. Francis Nursing Home. She made many new friends there and appreciated the thoughtful and benevolent care from the staff. Marjorie was a member of Evergreen United Methodist Church in Wahpeton, ND, the church sewing group and "Hope" Church Circle. She was also a member of the VFW Auxiliary #1223 in Moorhead, MN and the Senior Citizens of Breckenridge. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, and time spent with her family. Marjorie is survived by her children Florence McNeill, Apopka, FL; Gloria Wiederich of Tacoma, WA; Karen (Jon Melson) McBride, Minneapolis, MN; Patricia (Ray Bartosh) Porter, Wahpeton, ND; Cheryl Holding Eagle, Wahpeton, ND; Andrew Porter, Tacoma, WA; her son-in-law Darrell Nickolauson, Elk River, MN; her sister Jeanne Bollin, Cedar, MN; her grandchildren, step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren. Marjorie is preceded in death by her parents Andrew and Florence Porter; her husband Stanley Porter; her daughters Gwendolin Lampson and Genevieve Nickolauson; her son Alex Porter; her siblings Delphine Anderson, Drucilla Sando, Marie Aldrich, Joseph Porter and Louis Porter.
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