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“RIP cousin- will forever hear your mid western voice in my memories. Will say a prayer in memory of you at our NC beach. I know you loved the beach...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Susan Michalski (Neer) - Grandy, NC

“My deepest sympathy. Another classmate taken too soon . R.I.P. Dan.... ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: John Britt - Morrison, IL

“You will be forever missed.. Fly high my cousin ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Tina Schrader - Dixon, IL

“RIP Dan. Condolences to your family. I remember you as a hard worker with piercing blue eyes. There's already a table with quite a few of our...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Jan Beveroth ( Maxfield) - IL

“RIP Danb ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Dan Hook - Lebanon, OH

“Rest In Peace, Danny...sending prayers and love to the family❤ ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Jody Stuart Lovett - Honolulu, HI

“So sorry for your loss RIP grandpa Dan. 2 corinthians 5;8 says to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. We will some day see...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: bobby rash - galesburg, IL

“Dan was a good man and I always respected him! God bless his family! ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Bill Nice - Friend


Danny E. Porter, Sr., 65 of Sterling, died Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling.

Danny was born on December 2, 1953 at St. Francis hospital in Kewanee, IL, the son of Cecil D. and Beulah (Neer) Porter. He spent his school years growing up in Morrison schools. He worked summers from junior high and high school until when he was married learning the painting business of his father, Cecil. He was still in the painting business until late this past summer. Danny was a self-made business man. He enjoyed life raising his boys himself who were his pride and joy. They were all he lived and worked for the last 20 years of his life.

Survivors include his three sons, Danny E. Porter, Jr. of Sterling, Jason E. Porter of Dixon and Brent M. Porter of Frederick, OK; his mother, Beulah Porter of Morrison; one sister, Sheila D. (Marvin) Quinn of Rochelle, IL; one brother, Cecil Porter of Macomb, IL; five grandchildren, Brayden, Symantha, Zoey, Lily and Adry; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Visitation will be Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. Funeral service will be Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home in Rock Falls. Burial will follow at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rock River Hospice and Home.