Colleen Porter, age 96, went to be with the LORD surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Minnesota to Clate and Zellamay Blake. Colleen grew up in Jamestown, North Dakota, went to nursing school, graduated and became a Registered Nurse for 40 years. She retired and had lived in Turlock for the last 35 years with her late husband (Howard) of 68 ½ years.
She is survived by her three children, son Dan (Wilma) Porter of Turlock, son Gary Porter of Quincy and daughter Pamela (Edward Brennan) of Oakdale; seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Colleen served and worshipped God at New Life Christian Center for 34 years.
She loved traveling, gardening and gathering with family and friends. She loved deeply and was loved by many who really knew her.
Memorial Services will be held at New Life Christian Center on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 12:30pm. Lunch immediately following.
Any memorial contributions are suggested for Covenant Hospice.