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Greta Joan Porter

Greta Joan Porter, 84, Hays, formerly of Ulysses, Denver, and Mesa, Ariz., died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at her home.

She was born Nov. 8, 1929, in Ulysses to Charles Wayne "Bus" and Virginia (Hillary) Leierer.

She married Lewis "Luke" Dale Porter on May 22, 1948, in Ulysses.

Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Hays, a daughter, Tamara Jo Porter and (Charles) Wilhelm, Hays; a daughter-in-law, Eddi Porter, Houston; a sister, Karen (Ron) Edgington, rural Ulysses; a brother, Richard "Dick" Leierer, Ulysses; four grandchildren, Tyler, Tenelle and Tyson Porter and Noelle Connolly; four great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and faithful friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Jeff.

A celebration of life service will be at a later date in Ulysses; inurnment will follow services in Ulysses Cemetery.

Brock's Funeral Chapel, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer's Association, Hospice of Hays Medical Center or First United Methodist Church, Ulysses, in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family by guestbook at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or emailed to keithley@ruraltel.net.