Diane Lou (Wahl) Porter, 60 year Riverton resident, died suddenly last week, at the age of 90.
Diane was born July 20, 1928 in Independence, KS, to Clyde (Pete) Wahl, and Mary Edythe (Sheldon) Wahl. She graduated from Kansas St University in 1951 and married Wm F. (Bill) Porter. They lived in Junction City, KS, where she taught elementary school, and later in Ellinwood where two sons were born. The family was transferred to Alberta, CA for several years, and then to Riverton where another son was added.
Diane then became a stay at home mom, but later worked as a teacher’s aide, and then teaching nutrition through the University of Wyoming, in a mobile classroom on the Wind River Reservation.
She enjoyed traveling, playing golf and bridge, gardening, and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her husband Bill, of Riverton, sons Dean of Arvada, CO, Kim of Hot Springs, AR, and Jeff of Grand Junction, CO. Also, granddaughters Kaylee of Ft Collins, CO, and Michelle of Laramie, WY, sister in law Beverly Wahl of Edmond, OK, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Ben, and sister Eve.
A brief gathering in her memory will be held at the Davis Funeral Home on Friday, May 24, 2019, at 2:00 pm.
Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.