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Verna Luella "Lou" Porter

December 28, 1930 ~ June 24, 2017 (age 86)

Verna Luella “Lou” Porter, 86, of Duluth, passed away on Saturday June 24, 2017.  She was born on the Fond du Lac Reserve on December 28, 1930 to late Margaret Carribou and Louis Smith. Lou worked as a seamstress for many years and retired from UMD in 1999 as a custodial engineer.

Lou was preceded in death by her parents, siblings, stepdaughter Linda, and step-granddaughter Jasmine Winchester.

Lou is survived by her husband Matthew, stepchildren Rose Drew-Miller, Mary (Dwight) Porter-Williams, Jeanine Chapman, Michael Porter, Eileen (James) Darby, Matthew and Joel Martineau, 2 God-children, 11 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Saturday July 1, 2017 from 10AM until the 11AM Funeral Service in The River Church.  1902 E. 4th St., Duluth, MN 55812.  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home.  600 E. 2nd Street, Duluth, MN 55805.  218-727-3555.


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
July 1, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
River Church
1902 East 4th. Street
Duluth, MN 55812

Funeral Service
Saturday
July 1, 2017

11:00 AM
River Church
1902 East 4th. Street
Duluth, MN 55812


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