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Eleanora “Toots” C. Porter

Eleanora “Toots” C. Porter of Ste. Genevieve died Monday, November 30, 2020 in Ste. Genevieve. She was 91 years old.

She was born July 22, 1929 in Clearwater, Missouri and was married to James L. Porter on July 7, 1951, in Ste. Genevieve. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by three daughters, Gail (Clyde) Cox of Ste.Genevieve, Sharon (Danny) Griffon of Fredricktown, Missouri, Karen (John) Comte of House Springs, Missouri; Two Sons, Mike Porter of Ste. Genevieve, Bruce Porter of Ste. Genevieve; 16 grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, four great great-granchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by son, Larry J. Porter; grandaughter, Amanda Porter; three sisters, Ida E. Hahn, Edna Hahn, Katherine Kennon; four brothers, William “Bill” Staffen, Albert “Gene” Staffen, Edwin “Fat” Staffen, Raymond Staffen; Father, Eddie Joseph Staffen; Mother, Rose Katheryn (Steffen) Staffen.

Visitation was at Basler Funeral Home in Ste. Genevieve.

Service was at Basler Funeral Home on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 10 a.m. Burial was at Sts. Philip and James Cemetery in River Aux Vases.

Memorials can be made to Family Use.

Eleanora loved to embroider, circle words, working the flowers beds. She loved to cook great meals on Sundays while doing what she loved most in spending time with her family and grandchildren.

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