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Obituary for Mary Louise Porter
Mary Louise (Swank) Porter, age 88, of Hume, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 15, 2011 at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville, IL. Louise was born February 12, 1923 in Indianola, IL to Archibald Phillip and Sarah (Cope) Swank. She married Orville Richard Porter, Sr. on February 2, 1940 in Porter County, IN. She was a homemaker, and enjoyed camping and fishing, and traveled to Canada and Florida. She was a member of the Metcalf Christian Church. She is survived by one son, Donald (Bonnie) Porter of Rockville, IN; one daughter, Sandra (Mike) Thompson of Hume, IL; eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, one son, Orville Richard “Dick” Porter, two brothers, five sisters and two grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 18, 2011 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Krabel Funeral Home in Chrisman, IL. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 19 at 10:00 a.m. at the Metcalf Christian Church. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Indianola. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Metcalf Christian Church.