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Obituaries - George Porter

Oelwein Daily Register, Oelwein, Iowa, December 2, 1950 - George Porter, 79 Dies in Hospital
Who: George Porter, 79, retired farmer from Hazelton. Died: 7:20 PM Friday, in Mercy Hospital. Funeral arrangements: Brant Funeral Home. Born: in Illinois, Dec. 19, 1870. Burial: Bardolph, Ill. Survivors: wife, sons John of Macomb, Ill., and Bruce of Stronghurst, Ill., a daughter, Mrs. Twila Holler of Salem, Ore.; stepsons Lynn, Bert and Dow Schermerhorn of Cedar Rapids; and stepdaughters Mrs. Gertrude Axline of Cedar Rapids and Mrs. Zetta Royster of Chicago, Ill.

Macomb Daily Journal, Macomb, Illinois, December 20, 1950 - Former Bardolph Man Dies at Hazelton, IA
Who: George G. Porter, 79, of Hazelton, Ia., former resident of Bardolph. Died: about 7:00 last night at Hazelton. Funeral: services will be held at Hazelton Monday. Burial: Bardolph. History: He had resided in the Bardolph area since childhood, except for a few years in Missouri, until about 20 years ago when he moved to Iowa. Surviving: son John Porter of Macomb, son R. B. Porter of Stronghurst, a daughter, Mrs. Twila Holler of Salem Ore., his second wife, the former Fannie Schermerhorn of Hazelton, six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Predeceased by: his first wife, the former Bianca Kepple who died 24 years ago.

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