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Patricia Porter

Patricia A. Porter died on June 28, 2022, at Kavanaugh House in Des Moines, Iowa after a

short illness from cancer. Patricia was born in Des Moines and lived there all of her life.

She is survived by her son, Rodger J. Johnson (Linda) of Des Moines; numerous grand

children and great grandchildren; and her son in laws, Bill (Raetta) Kern of Des Moines

and Chris (Carol) Stewart of Knoxville.

She was preceded in death by her daughters, Peggy Kern and Patty Stewart; her son

Edwin Johnson of Des Moines; her husbands, Vern Johnson and Patrick Porter; and her

parents, John and Alma Williams.

Per her request there will be no services and her cremains will be scattered at a later


Patricia loved collecting elephants and going to the Northside Senior Center.



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