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Louise Susan Porter
December 13, 1913 – December 28, 2010


Stayton - Louise, 97, died Tuesday in Stayton. She was born in Stayton to Peter T. “Red” and Philomena A. (Duman) Etzel and lived her entire life in the Stayton and Aumsville area. Louise was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Stayton and St. Boniface Catholic Church in Sublimity, the Altar Society and the Garden Club. She enjoyed gardening, her flowers and sewing. Louise loved her grandkids and spending time with her children. She married Kenneth M. Porter on September 6, 1938 in Sublimity, he preceded her in death in 1993.

Louise is survived by children: Raymond (Shirlee) Porter of Scio, Robert (Sondra) Porter of Lyons, Donald Porter of Stayton, Carol (Jim) Perry of Silverton and Shirley (Mike) Booth of Clatskanie; Brother: Peter A. (Jeannie) Etzel of Stayton and Sister-in-law: Marcey Etzel of Stayton; 16 - Grandchildren ; 35- Great-grandchildren and 11 – great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by children: Marlene, Susanne and Gary Porter; Brothers: Albin, Vince, Leonard, and Ted Etzel  and Sisters: Philomena Basl and Matilda Smith.

Recitation of Rosary will be Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 7:30 pm and Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, December 31, 2010 at 11:00 am both at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Sublimity. Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Stayton. Contributions may be made to St. Mary School, Stayton Food Bank, or to charity of one’s choice. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.


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