Obituary and Service Information for Elwin B Portell

Portell, Elwin B

Date: Sunday, January 27, 2013
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel

Date: Monday, January 28, 2013
Time: Mass Time 10:00am

Service Location:
St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church

St. Joseph


Elwin B. Portell, 90, of DeSoto entered into rest on January 23, 2013 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. He was a machinist for Wagner Electric. He was caregiver for his mother for fifteen plus years. He served in the US Army during World War II. Born in Cadet, Missouri on January 23, 1923; he was the son of the late, Gillia F. and Pearl A. (Oster) Portell.

Mr. Portell was the brother of Paul (Juanita) Portell of DeSoto. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Rondell Portell; five sisters, Adele Coleman, Sister Melanie Joseph, Virginia Hearst, Kathleen Welko and Rita Portell.

Fr. Alex Anderson will be officiating the Mass.

There will be a prayer service by Deacon Ed Boyer on Sunday at 7:00pm.


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