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Donna K. Porter

December 5, 1943 — April 1, 2019

Donna Kay Porter, the daughter of Donal Eugene and Edith Lucille (Dawson) Morlan was born December 5, 1943 in Chanute, Kansas. Donna entered eternal rest on Monday, April 1, 2019 at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston, Iowa at the age of seventy-five.
Donna graduated from Altoona High School, Altoona, Iowa with the Class of 1961, and later received an Associate Degree in Accounting from Southwestern Community College in Creston. Donna married Steve Porter on September 16, 1961 in Plattsmouth, Nebraska. Three children were born to bless this union: Laura; Wendy; and Matthew.
Steve and Donna originally lived in Nevada, Iowa for ten years, prior to moving to their current farm, south of Corning, in 1974. Donna worked as a Supervisor/Quality Manager for Wirecraft until the business relocated to Mexico in 1995. She then worked at Innovative Industries as an accountant for 12 years until her retirement at age 66.
Donna had many interests. She was an avid reader of Romance & Science Fiction Novels. She loved gardening and tending to her flower beds. Donna was a motorcycle enthusiast, who loved to travel with Steve on their bike. She made many embroidered pillow cases and did all kinds of needlework. Donna will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Left to cherish Donna’s memory is her husband of 57 years: Steve, Corning, Iowa; children: Laura (Joel) Fritz, Fontanelle, Iowa; Wendy (John) Marshall, Nodaway, Iowa; Matthew Porter (Fiancée - Sarah Ewing), Exira, Iowa; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers: Mitch (Jan) Morlan, Denver, North Carolina; Bill (Mary) Morlan, Ankeny, Iowa; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Preceding Donna in death were her parents; infant sister; infant grandson: Aiden; father-in-law & mother-in-law: Bernard & Elizabeth Porter.

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