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Nancy M. Porter

December 1, 1949 ~ December 21, 2020 (age 71)

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Nancy M. Porter (affectionately referred to as “Badness”), 71, of Onaway, MI, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 21, 2020.

Nancy was born on December 1, 1949 in Detroit, Michigan. Nancy was the daughter of Tony and Dorothy Kelner (Stafford) of Onaway, MI. She was preceded in death by both of her parents and her brother Tom (Joyce) Kelner.

She is survived by her children, Tim (Jenn) Porter, Mike Porter, and Cara (Marty) Enos; grand-children Chelsea (Roger) Foster, Hannah Enos, Elliana Enos, Alaina Porter, and Reid Porter; great grandson Lincoln Foster; wonderful sisters Karen (Rick) Bickman, Carol Perkins, and Janet Stranaly.

Nancy was an amazing woman who loved her family and friends dearly. She spent hours writing letters and cards for all occasions to many. She was an artist and enjoyed creating in many ways including painting and picking rocks and seashells on beaches from Michigan to Florida. She was a Christian woman who loved the Lord and joyfully attended Black River Full Gospel Church in Cheboygan, MI, led by Pastor James Seaman, who was a close and personal friend for many years from youth into adulthood. She enjoyed playing cards, Scrabble, watching movies, and being around her family and friends. She especially enjoyed endless hours with her closest sister, Janet Stranaly. Her past three years were spent happily with the greatest man she could have ever asked for, Gary Hansel.

Arrangements by Gaylord Community Funeral Home & Cremation Service. Family is planning a Celebration of Life for warmer weather in 2021. Date and time will be announced on social media when plans are finalized. Please share your memories and personal messages on Facebook under Cara Porter Enos.


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