Juanita Porter

July 22, 1936August 5, 2018

Juanita (Nita) V Porter Born: July 22, 1936 in Madison Nebraska, moved to Salem Oregon in 1940 with her family. She was the youngest of seven. Attended Salem Schools, graduating in 1954, which was the last class graduating from Salem High School. She kept in contact with her high school classmates often through monthly luncheons, picnics and card games. She was a Realtor for 18 years. The best part of her career was finding a home for first time homeowners. She spent many hours as a volunteer; neighborhood groups, Mission Mill museum as a children’s mentor, and several years as co-chair of Millstream Knitting Guild. She was an avid knitter of intricate designs and totally enjoyed sitting at her spinning wheels. She entered and won several ribbons at the State and County Fairs and was also a fibers judge. Her husband Don Porter, preceded her in death. They enjoyed 60 years of marriage. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law Shannon and Neil Hansen of Kent Oregon, daughter and son-in-law Sharmaine and Herm Haderly of Scappoose, daughter and son-in-law Patti and Bob Delaney of The Dalles. Grandchildren Anndria McMullin, Craig Whitaker (deceased), Jennifer Ogle and Chad Haderly. Great-grandchildren Ethan Whitaker, Jacob and Jack McMullin, Avery Ogle and Matthew Haderly (deceased). Her sister Adella (Dolly) Farrell and brother Ed Wittenberg and many nieces and nephews.


  • Carl Wittenberg, Father
  • Anna Wittenberg, Mother
  • Shannon Hansen, Daughter
  • Sharmaine Haderly, Daughter
  • Patrice Delaney, Daughter
  • Elsie Harrington, Sister
  • Ernest Wittenberg, Brother
  • Arthur Wittenberg, Brother
  • Freda Bishop, Sister
  • Edwin Wittenberg, Brother
  • Adella Farrell, Sister
  • Nita is also survived by two grandchildren and four great grandsons

    She was preceded in death by one grandson and one great grandson


  • Celebration of Life Thursday, August 16, 2018

Juanita Porter

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