Lee Porter, 78, Pueblo, Colo., passed away April 22, 2007. Survived by his loving wife, Flo Porter, of the family home; children, Dan (Hebbard) Porter of Livingston, Mont., Jane (Bill) Whittenberg of Alexandria, La. and Don (Mary) McKenzie of Hutchinson, Kans.; brother-in-law, Robert (Sue) Williams of Pueblo; ten grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephew; and many special friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Helen Porter; brother, Jim (Dolores) Porter; and sister-in-law, Connie Sarlo. He was a sales representative of several building materials companies, was founder/operator of AMR Property Inspections until 1999. Lee loved hunting, fishing, attending Broncos and Air Force games, traveling and was a private pilot. He was a member of the Ports of Call Travel Club, Colorado Pilots Association, EAA and Civil Air Patrol. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Saturday April 28, 2007, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Reverend Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. The family would like to thank the staff at University Park Care Center especially Bertha, Karen, Kathy and Scott. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Lee may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. I just wanted to let all of my FAMILY in Colorado know that i love them and I am definately praying for our family during this time.

    Love,
    Marshall Adams

  2. I would like to give my deepest gratitude to Flo. I was an employee at university park care center.I found her pearl under Mr. Porter’s bed and she was just so delighted to have had it back.It was a joy seeing the two so happy.I know that they were glad and happy to have found eachother.Mrs. Porter take care.(im sorry i didn’t say goodbye when i left.) Sincerly Darla Moreno

  3. To flow
    When Somebody Loved Me
    by Randy Newman

    When somebody loved me
    everything was beautiful.
    Every hour we spent together
    lives within my heart.
    And when he was sad
    I was there to dry his tears.
    And when he was happy so was I.
    When he loved me.
    Through the summer and the fall
    we had each other, that was all.
    Just he and I together,
    like it was meant to be.
    And when he was lonely
    I was there to comfort him.
    And I knew that he loved me.
    So the years went by.
    I stayed the same,
    but he began to drift away
    I was left alone.
    Still I waited for the day
    when he’d say “I will always love you.”
    Lonely and forgotten,
    never thought he’d look my way.
    And he smiled at me and held me
    just like he used to do.
    Like he loved me.
    When he loved me.
    When somebody loved me
    everything was beautiful.
    Every hour we spent together
    lives within my heart.
    When he loved me…

  4. While Leland is finally relieved of worldly cares and woes, his lovely wife will so miss the man that she cared for so tenderly.
    I smile when I think of Lee’s sense of humor and good appetite……..it was a pleasure to try to fix Mary and him a special treat from the kitchen.
    I never witnessed more dedication from a family member at UPCC than you, Flo. You are Lelands ANGEL here on earth and it is an honor to know you. (p.s….the fan didn’t work out as planned….we had to install Air Conditioning after all)
    You’re in my thoughts and prayers.
    Sincerely, Jil Teawalt

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