Starr Jean Porter Dec. 21, 1952 – Dec. 8, 2018

Starr Jean Porter

      Starr Jean Porter, 65, of Monticello, IA, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at home, surrounded by her family.

      Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 at Kramer Funeral Home, 700 Oak St in Monticello.

      A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday Dec. 13, 2018 at Kramer Funeral Home, Monticello with interment at Oakwood Cemetery Mausoleum.

      Starr was born Dec. 21, 1952 in Peoria, Ill., the daughter of Donald and Ruth (Ommen) Wroblewski.  She married Dan Porter on Dec. 1, 1973 and recently celebrated 45 years of love and happiness.  Starr taught at Head Start in Monticello and Anamosa and spent most of her life teaching and raising children.  She was an avid football fan especially the Bears and Hawkeyes.     

      She is survived by her husband Dan, three children: Troy (Christine) Porter of Viroqua, Wis,, Brian Porter and Sara Porter both of Monticello, six grandchildren: Haley (Kevin) Whittaker, Madelynne, Cammile Porter and Emma, Lily, and Chloe Porter, one brother, David (Cindy) Wroblewski of Cedar Rapids, three brothers-in-law: Robert (Sharon) Porter of Hopkinton, David Porter, Daryl (Deb) Porter both of Monticello, one sister-in-law, Shirley Porter of Monticello and her aunt Helen Dirks of Monticello.

      She was preceded in death by her parents, parents-in-law, Dorance and Velma Porter, brother, Steve Wroblewski, and brother-in-law, Milton Porter. 

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