Nancy Jo Porter, 56, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City. She was born January 26, 1963 in Garden City, the daughter of Rex & Kathaleen (Zubeck) Porter.
Nancy has been a lifetime resident of Garden City. She attended Garden City schools and graduated from Garden City High School. Nancy was a girl scout in her younger years. She was also a member of Missionettes and volunteered for the Salvation Army. She enjoyed shopping, holding babies, stuffed animals, coloring, kitties and doggies, word search puzzles, and listening to music.
Survivors include a daughter Kayla (Dan) Dreiling of Garden City; three grandchildren Kevin Dreiling, Kaylene Dreiling & Khloe Dreiling; a sister Jana Rogers of McPherson, Kansas; a brother Kenneth Porter of Kansas City, Kansas; Step-father Larry Smith of Garden City; and step-brothers Todd Voigt of Sugarland, Texas, Dennis Voigt of Salina, Kansas, Rod Voigt of Garden City, Kansas, Troy Smith of St. Augustine, Florida, Terri Smith of Virginia, and Ty Smith of Statesville, North Carolina. Nancy is preceded in death by her parents and a brother Jeffery Porter.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at First Assembly of God in Garden City with Pastor Nathan Sheridan officiating. Burial will follow at the Deerfield Cemetery in Deerfield, Kansas. There will be no calling hours. The family suggests memorials given to the Nancy Jo Porter Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City.