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Nancy Porter, 71 of Webster died on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at Bethesda Home in Webster.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at United Methodist Church in Webster, Rev. Ken Ballard will officiate. Inurnment will be at a later date at Hillside Cemetery near Lily.

Nancy Orel Kruse was born on May 16, 1946 to Marvel and Orel (Roseth) Kruse at Peabody Memorial Hospital in Webster, South Dakota. She was baptized and confirmed at Lily Lutheran Church. The family lived on a farm north of Lily. She began her education in Lily and graduated from Bristol High School in 1964. After high school, in the fall of 1966, she moved to Denver, Colorado where she worked for Statitor as an assembler.

She married Robert Porter on January 2, 1971 at Denver. The couple continued to live in Denver for a short time and then moved to the Houston, Texas area, then, later, they moved to Phoenix. In 1989 they moved to Sumner, Washington. In 2006 they moved to Webster. She entered Bethesda Home in August 2016.

She enjoyed camping in the wilderness, needlework and doing crosswords.

Nancy passed away on May 28, 2017 at Webster, South Dakota at the age of 71 years and 12 days.

Survivors include her husband, Robert of Webster; two brothers, Keith Kruse of St. Louis, MO and Les Kruse of Watertown, SD; and two nieces, Lisa Anderson of Bristol, SD and Debra Kruse Brown of Janesville, WI. She preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, David and James.


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