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.