THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: May 27, 2020
Margaret "Muggs" (Henrichs) Portier, 89, of Lena, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at an area nursing home.
Born Nov 14, 1930 in Oconto, to Joseph and Helen (Morrell) Henrichs, she graduated from Lena High School, in 1948. On Nov 16, 1948, she married Vernon "Ty" Portier and they celebrated 60 years together until he preceded her in death on March 18, 2008.
A longtime member of St Anne Parish in Lena, she enjoyed flower gardening and caring for the backyard birds and her dearest pets.
She is survived by six children, Marcia (Robert) Quade, Michael (special friend, Heidi) Portier, Debra (Dave) Endicott, Dean (Sue) Portier, Thomas (Maricel) Portier and Tracy (Josh) Maloney; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; special cousins, Barb and Leon DeWindt and many other relatives and friends.
Including her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ty and a brother, Kenny.
A Memorial Service is being planned for a later date. Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home of Lena is assisting the family. Online condolences can be expressed at www.rhodescharapata.com