March 12, 1930 –– May 22, 2018
Ruth (Brown) Groat Porter died at the age of 88 in Lapine, Ore. She was born in Slough Buckinghamshire in southeastern England and considered Wallowa County her hometown.
She married Leroy Groat in 2002. She is survived by her daughter Sally Jackson of Brush Prairie, Wash., and Linda Cleveland of Bend, Ore.
Baird Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements. bairdfh.com.