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Jane Porter

January 5, 1949 — January 31, 2017

Jane Ann Porter, 68, of Blue Springs, Missouri, was born, January 5, 1949, in Davis County, Iowa, the daughter of Ansil I. and Dorothy A. (Jamison) Fite.  She departed this life, Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at her home surrounded with love and family.

Jane was a 1967 Davis County Community High School graduate; later attending the University of Missouri at Columbia.

On May 7, 1967, she was united in marriage to J. Mikel Porter at the Bethlehem Church in Davis County.

Jane had been employed as a City Clerk for the City of Blue Springs and later for Lake Lotawana.  She had also worked for the Jackson County Election Board, retiring in 2009. She was a member of the City Clerk’s Association, and the City Administrators Association.  Jane loved cooking for family, was a voracious reader, and was a wonderful homemaker.

Jane was preceded in death by her parents; one infant brother; and an older brother, Larry Fite.

She is survived by her husband Mike of Blue Springs; two daughters, Melissa (and Jason) Carle of Overland Park, Kansas, and Lillianna Rose Porter of Blue Springs; two grandchildren, Roslyn Carle and Samuel Carle, both of Overland Park; other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held Monday, February, 6, 2017, at the Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church, Blue Springs. Reverend Andrew Florio officiated.  Inurnment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, on the Porter lot, at a later date.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangments: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

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