December 8, 1924 – February 27, 2014
Betty Porter, 89, died Thursday, February 27, 2014, at Deerfield Community in Urbandale. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, March 3, at Iles-Westover Chapel where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Graveside services will be held 12:30 p.m. Monday at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery near Van Meter.
Betty was born in Hedrick, graduated from Agency High School in 1942 and married George Porter on September 9, 1944. They lived in Ottumwa, IA, Jefferson IA, and Buffalo, MN.
Betty is survived by her sons, Charles (Pat) Porter of Ellston, IA and Allen (Michelle) Porter of Shoreview, MN; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and her brother Richard (Shirley) Grissom of Des Moines. She was preceded in death by her husband George and her siblings, Lois Ball, LaVerne Grissom, Georgia Ruble and Peggy Goodhue.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or the Fisher House Foundation. Online condolences will be welcomed at IlesCares.com
ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES WESTOVER CHAPEL.Information provided by: Iles Funeral Homes Westover Chapel 6337 Hickman Road Des Moines, IA 50322 www.ilesfuneralhomes.com