Linda Kay “Lin” Porter, 74

June 5, 1947 - Dec. 29, 2021

Linda Kay “Lin” Porter, 74, of Glenwood, entered into eternal rest surrounded by her family at her home on Dec. 29, 2021. Services are pending, to be held at Peterson Mortuary. Interment will be at Glenwood Cemetery in Glenwood.

Linda was born June 5, 1947, in Council Bluffs to Robert John and Marjorie Helen (Madison) Hemingsen. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Lee Porter on June 10, 1967, in Council Bluffs. To this union two children were born, Christopher and Becky.

Linda was employed as a switchboard operator and clerical employee for the Glenwood Resource Center until her retirement. She loved being with her family and friends, going shopping, caring for others and also enjoyed going to the Bloom Senior Center in recent years.

She will be greatly missed by all who knew and cared for her.

Preceding Linda in passing were her parents, husband Kenny on June 15, 2002, and grandson Tanner Porter on March 20, 2014.  Survivors include her children, Christopher and wife Kelly (Austin) Porter of Plattsmouth, Becky Armstrong and Richard Presthus (significant other) of Pekin, Ill.; grandchildren Bailey, Katelyn, Munica, Ashley, Harlee; great-grandchildren Treyton, Abby, Miles, Sloan, Adelyn, Mauricio, Dalton and Dayton; siblings Robert Lyle Hemingson and Mary Lynne Hemmingson; several nieces, nephews, extended relatives and friends.

Memorial donations may be directed to The Glenwood Volunteer Fire Association or the Bloom Senior Center.

Peterson Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.


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