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STERLING- Raymond E. Portner, 81, of Sterling died on Monday, December 30, 2019 at Rock River Hospice Home. Raymond was born April 28, 1938 in Polo, the son of Alven and Agnes Portner. He worked as a farmer at Fred Jacobs Farm, and later moved to Virginia where he worked in a shipyard until his retirement. Raymond enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and splitting wood.
Raymond is survived by two sons, Eric (Trina) Portner of Rock Falls, and Kent (Dolly) Portner of Sterling; one daughter, Wendy Armstrong of Rock Falls; one sister, Evelyn Tarbill of Polo; two brothers, Donald (Lu) Portner of Rock Falls, and Albert (Sharlyn) Portner of Grape View, WA; many stepchildren; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Anna Portner; one daughter, Penny Ann; two sons, Rex Portner and Kenneth Ray; and two brothers, Harold Finkle and Lester Finkle.
Visitation will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, January 6, 2020 at McDonald Funeral Home, Rock Falls. Service will follow at 11:00 am with Pastor Dalmus Meeks officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Dixon.