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Janet Lynn Poortinga passes away

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Janet Lynn Poortinga (House)

December 30, 1950

to October 27, 2020.

God took you home today.

There is nothing we can do

to change that way.

It was time for you to go,

even though I loved you so.

God took you home to stay.

Janet graduated from Wheeler High School, class of 1969.

She was a Medical Secretary at Porter Memorial Hospital, Valparaiso, Indiana, most of her adult life, where she worked diligently.

Preceded in death by parents Virgil and Margret House, older brothers Loren and Ramon House.

Survived by younger brother David House and older sister Arlene Orlandi, by husband Ed Poortinga, step-children Vincent Poortinga and Paula Tse (Poortinga), three grandchildren Ella, Naomi, and Silas, and many other, nieces and nephews who loved her dearly.



Posted 11/3/2020




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