Michele Porter


PAULDING -- Michele Porter, 59, of Paulding, died at 3:30 a.m. Saturday, August 9, 2014, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind.

She was born January 4, 1955, in Lima to Walter and Norma (Matson) Priest. Her father is deceased. Her mother survives in Grover Hill. On October 4, 1975, she married John Porter and he survives in Paulding.

Also surviving are three children, Jerod Porter, Joshua Porter and Amanda Porter, all of Paulding; a grandson, Grayson Porter; three brothers, Donnie (Janet) Priest, Bill (Laura) Priest and Jeff (Wendy) Priest, all of Grover Hill; three sisters, Pam Chadwick of Madison Wis., Ruth (Eddie) Noggle of Van Wert and Marilyn (Terry) Everly of Hannibal, Mo.

She was preceded in death also by a brother, Raymond Priest.

Michele had taught at Antwerp School.

A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Oakwood, with Rev. Terry Porter officiating. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Monday, and one hour prior to service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Condolences may be expressed at www.heitmeyerfuneralhome.com.

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  • Dear Donnie and Jan I am sending my sympathy to you and your families on the death of Michelle.

    I wasn't aware that she was ill.