Obit: Porath, Jean #2 (1924 – 1965)

Contact: Betty Comstock


Surnames: Porath, Fero, Ayala, Sternitzky, Wischuelke, Riedel

----Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 10/14/1965

Porath, Jean #2(11 NOV 1924 – 01 OCT 1965)

Miss Jean Porath, 40, a former Granton resident, passed away at the University Hospital in Minneapolis on October1 at 7:15 in the evening.  Death resulted from complications following surgery.

Miss Porath was born at Beloit November 11, 1924 and came to Granton as a small child.  She attended Granton Public Schools and graduated from high school with the class of 1944.  She was confirmed at the Zion Lutheran Church by the Rev. A.H. Laesch.  For the past fifteen years she was employed at the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital as a practical nurse.

Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday afternoon at Zion Lutheran Church with the Gilbertson Funeral Service in charge and the Rev. F.C. Benecke officiating.  Burial took place in the church cemetery.

During the services, Connie and Gayle Montgomery sang “The Lord is My Shepherd” and “Abide With Me” accompanied by Mrs. Leland Garbisch on the organ.

Pallbearers were all cousins; Oscar Sternitzky Jr., Wilbert Wischuelke, Norman Porath, Edwin Porath, Louis Riedel and Victor Porath.

Survivors are her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Fero, a sister Mrs. Ralph (Betty Lou) Ayala, Chicago; a brother Neil Fero, Milwaukee; four nieces and two nephews.

Relatives and friends attending the service came from Chicago, Milwaukee, LaCrosse, Marshfield, Owen, Neillsville, Minneapolis, Merrillan, Galesville and the Granton area.




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