Mary M. (Hawkins) Porter

Photo courtesy of Joshua Brackett's Eagle Scout Project
Photo courtesy of Joshua Brackett's Eagle Scout Project

(September 27, 1926 - January 31, 1993)


The Lusk Herald
February 10, 1993


Mary M. Porter

Mary M. Porter was born in Lusk, Sept. 27, 1926 to William and Viola Hawkins, and passed away in Chadron, Neb. on Jan, 31, 1993. She was 66 years old.

Her life was spent working in hospitals and medical clinics. She started working in the Spencer Hospital in Lusk, at 15 years of age while attending high school. She graduated from Lusk High School in 1947. After she graduated she worked at the Lusk Memorial Hospital until 1959 at which time she was united in marriage to Roy (Beeb) L. Porter of Crawford, Neb. She worked at the Crawford Community Memorial Hospital until 1967. She then went to worked for the Chadron Medical Clinic as a Lab, and X-Ray Technician until she retired in 1988. In her spare time she enjoyed gardening, golfing, bowling, painting and needlework. She was also a member of Chadron BPO Does.

Her survivor include her husband, Beeb; her daughter, Carolyn Dyer and son-in-law Ron; grandchildren Torie and Les all of Crawford; her sister Erma Harris and husband Tad of Casper; nieces Linda Whitaker of Casper, Delores Baker of Torrington, and nephew Richard Hawkins of Miles City, Mont. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.




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