Orville Porth

Peoria Journal Star, April 16, 1998
Submitted by Amy Robbins-Tjaden 

Orville J. Porth, 68, of 108 N. Darst St died at 8:58 a.m. Wednesday, April 15, 1998 at his daughter's home in Wyoming, Ill.
Born Nov. 16, 1929, in Secor, to Carl and Grace Sloter Porth, he married Mary Lou Arbuckle.  She survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Kathleen Bailey of Wyoming; two sons, Michael Aldridge of East Peoria and David Porth of Palestine; four brothers, Frank of Denver, Colo., Kenneth of El Paso, Dale of Escondido, Calif, and Raymond of Secor; and five sister, Viola Moehring of Pekin, Emma Lang of Cross Plains, Tenn., Hildred Harms of Washington, Norma Perry of Plymouth, Calif., and Elaine Colclasure of Roanoke. 
He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.
A laborer, he worked out of union Local 996 until he retired.
An Air Force veteran, he was a member of Wyoming American Legion Post 91.

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