Jeff Porter

10/4/2013

ULYSSES — Jeff Porter, 64, of Ulysses, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

ULYSSES — Jeff Porter, 64, of Ulysses, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

He was born Dec. 19, 1948, in Garden City, to Luke and Joan Leierer Porter. He graduated from Ulysses High School in 1967.

He married Eddi Anderson in 1972 and they divorced in 1989.

Mr. Porter grew up in Ulysses and returned there in 1979. He worked for Godfrey & Hay in Liberal and Ulysses and most recently operated Jeff Porter CPA.

Survivors include two sons, Tyler David Porter of Wichita, and Tyson Dale Porter of Lawrence; a daughter, Tenelle J. Porter of Woodside, Calif.; his parents, of Hays; a sister, Tamara Wilhelm of Hays; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Lillie Porter, and Bus and Virginia Leierer.

Funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Monday at Garnand Funeral Home Chapel in Ulysses. Burial will follow at Ulysses Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Ulysses Animal Shelter, in care of the funeral home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880.

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