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Myron Porch

Myron Porch

Myron Franklin Porch, 87, of New Athens, IL; born on March 10, 1928 in Poplar Bluff, MO;
passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, IL.

Mr. Porch was a retired tool and die maker. He was a United States Navy veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Solomon and Minerva, nee Culver, Porch. His loving wife – Wanda Lee, nee Killmer, Porch whom he married on December 3, 1948 in Pickett, AR. Four brothers and six sisters. Also preceded in death by one grandson – Tom Heierman.

He is survived by his children – Franklin (Sue) Porch of Caseyville, IL; Katie (Bob) Emge of New Athens, IL; Donna (Herman) Heierman of New Athens, IL. Six grandchildren – Ashli Sparks; Joshua Porch; Shara Fields; Ed (Stephanie) Emge; Donald (Kathy) Emge; Karl (Brandy) Heierman. Three great-grandchildren – Noah Emge; Grace Emge; Jonah Emge. One sister – Betty Costen of Poplar Bluff, MO.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 2:00pm with Rev. Timothy Gregory officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held at Oakridge Cemetery in New Athens, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Administrator says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Posted by: Jake and June Behnken – Sharpsburg, GA – Friends Oct 20, 2015

  2. Administrator says:

    Sara, the children, and I offer our sincere condolences.

    Posted by: Tony Fields – Belleville, IL – Grandson-in-law Oct 26, 2015

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