Theodore G. Porter
Theodore G. Porter
  • July 28, 1940 - July 25, 2017
  • Crystal Lake, Illinois

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Theodore G. Porter of Crystal Lake passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on July 25, 2017 at Centegra-McHenry.
He was born July 28, 1940 in West Des Moines, Iowa to the late Raymond and Nellie (Hartshorn) Porter.
Ted was an Air Force veteran, a graduate of Drake University, and a successful business owner of his own CPA firm in the Schaumburg area. In his free time, he enjoyed driving his tractor, gardening, reading, crossword puzzles, and was a collector of many things.
Ted loved his family. He was a wonderful husband, father, Papa, brother, and uncle. He was loved by all and will be greatly missed.
In addition to his loving wife of 52 years, Melanie (Zittnan) Porter, he is survived by his two daughters, Alicia (Timothy) Driver of Crystal Lake and Stacey (Joshua Weems) Porter of Earlham, IA; three grandchildren, Alexandria Porter, Helaina and Jacob Driver; his siblings, Jack (Martha Green) Porter and Ellen (Kurt) Stumpf; and many nieces and nephews.
Family will greet friends from 11am to 12:30pm on Sunday, July 30 at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. There will be a memorial service at 12:30pm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family to establish a memorial in Ted's name.
For information call the funeral home at 815-459-1760. Online condolences may be made at