Edith G. Porterfield
Dec. 17, 1925 — May 29, 2015
Edith Genevieve Porterfield, 89, born on December 17, 1925, and went home on Friday, May 29, 2015.
She was a retired missionary with New Tribes Mission, serving for 69 years.
She is survived by her children, Brian (Alberta) Porterfield of Alaska, Connie Snure of Wisconsin, Gwen (Lynn) Drager of Wisconsin, Julia (Vinnie) Smith of Wisconsin and Rick (Dariene) Porterfield of California; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Janet Anderson and Alice Coleman.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce, in 2012.
Services for Edith will be held at 11 A.M. on Thursday, June 4, at the Markesan Bible Church, 60 N. Margaret St., Markesan, with Pastor Levi Snyder officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 9:30 A.M. until the hour of service. There will be a luncheon following the service, with a 3 P.M. burial in the Mackford Cemetery.
Markesan Community Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 920-398-1522 or visit online at www.markesanfh.com.