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Paul W. Porter - 91

9/21/1924 - 2/17/2016

Clinton, Iowa

Paul W. Porter age 91 of Clinton, passed away Wednesday Feb. 17, 2016 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf. Private family services will be held Saturday Feb. 20th at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Rock Island Arsenal Cemetery in Rock Island, where military honors will be presented. The Pape Funeral Home, Clinton is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com

Paul was born on Sept. 22, 1924 in Dubuque, IA, the son of Floyd and Leota (Griner) Porter. He was a veteran of the US Army serving with the 75th Infantry Division during WWII from 1943-1944. He graduated from Clinton High School and the Iowa State University with a B.A. Degree in 1947. He worked for Land O’Lakes as a General Manager for Grain Elevators and Agricultural Farm Supply for many years, retiring in Mason City, IA in 1984. He was a member of the Elks Club, Iowa Academy of Science, Moline American Legion Post 246, and Oskaloosa American Legion. He enjoyed golfing, gardening, and working in his yard.

Paul is survived by his wife, Edna Porter of Clinton; two children, Carol (Stephen) Kasper of Owatonna, MN and Ted Porter of Kansas City, MO; three grandchildren, Ashley, Anthony, and Hailee. He was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter, Hope.

Visitation:

None.

Service:

Private family services will be held Saturday Feb. 20th at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Rock Island Arsenal Cemetery in Rock Island, where military honors will be presented. The Pape Funeral Home, Clinton is assisting the family.

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