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Obituaries

Helen M. Ports

POLO – Helen M. Ports, 92, of Polo, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. She worked at Polo National Bank for 31 years, starting as a bank teller, and working her way up to vice president. 

Helen was a devoted, lifetime member of Faith United Methodist Church in Polo (formerly Emmanuel United Methodist Church) and a member of the United Methodist Women. She loved her family, friends and community.

Helen was born May 21,1921, in Polo, the daughter of Roy C. and Clara (Roesch) Ports. 

Survivors include her brother, R. Eldon Ports of Polo; nephew, James Ports; great-niece, Rachel Ports; and great-nephews, Sean and Derek Ports.

She was preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law, William and Marlene Ports; a niece, Pam Ports; and special friend, Raymond Rhodes.

At Helen’s request, her body was donated to science. The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Faith United Methodist Church in Polo. 

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been been established.

Go to www.polofamilyfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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