Francis Porter, 79

Francis Porter, 79, of Marshalltown, passed away Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at the Marshalltown First United Methodist Church. For condolences, please visit The Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Francis and his family. Ph. 641-844-1234.

Francis is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Shirley Porter of Marshalltown; daughter, Lynda (Porter) Brockway of Titusville, Fla.; and his granddaughter, Jenifer Brockway of Titusville, Fla.