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Bonnie A. (Baker) Porter

January 11, 1939 — July 26, 2022

Visitation: 11:00 am., Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at the Titzer Family Funeral Homes, Simpson Chapel, 510 W. Jennings St., Newburgh IN. 47630, (812) 853-8314.

Services: 1:00 pm., Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at the Titzer Family Funeral Homes, Simpson Chapel, 510 W. Jennings St., Newburgh IN. 47630, (812) 853-8314. With inurnment in Rose Hill Cemetery, 5133 State Rt. 261, Newburgh, IN 47630.

Bonnie A. Porter, 83, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Tuesday July 26, 2022 with her husband and children at her side.

Bonnie was born in Lansing, MI on Jan. 11, 1939 to the late Walter R. and Barbara J. (Dewey) Baker. She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Robert “Bob” P. Porter, son Robert “Rob” S. Porter, Daina K. (Timothy) Elmore, daughter Elisa “Lisa” L. (Rodney) Bennett, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, sister Barbara L. (Lyle) Henderson, brother Walter R. (Linda) Baker and several nieces and nephews.

Bonnie enjoyed cooking, sewing, and playing music on her piano and guitar. She also loved animals, fishing and the arts. In her younger years, she was a model for the John Robert Powers Agency and was crowned “Miss Florida Sunshine”. Bonnie acted as a former Treasurer of the Evansville Philharmonic Guild and was a member of Tri Kappa Sorority and Newburgh Women’s Club. She was a member of many other social organizations such as Dining Club and Gourmet Club and loved to host and entertain friends and loved ones in her home.

She and Bob traveled the world and shared their experiences with everyone they met. Both enjoyed a lifetime love of culture, history and music that will be carried on by their family and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm., Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at the Titzer Family Funeral Homes, Simpson Chapel, 510 W. Jennings St., Newburgh IN. 47630, (812) 853-8314. With inurnment in Rose Hill Cemetery, 5133 State Rt. 261, Newburgh, IN 47630.

A visitation will be held 11:00 am., Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, monetary donations can be made to Chemo Buddies at chemobuddies.org/donate, PAAWS at paaws.org, as well as, the Evansville Philharmonic at evansvillephilharmonic.org.

Sympathy wishes may be made at www.titzerfamilyfuneralhomes.com

 

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