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Catherine Elaine Portoluri

August 25, 2012
The Mining Journal

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. - Catherine Elaine Portoluri, age 87, of Grand Haven passed away Thursday, August 23, 2012, at a local care facility. She was born November 24, 1924, to Wenzel and Bertha (Uebrick) Youn in Marquette, Mich. On March 15, 1946, she married Hugo J. Portoluri in Menominee, MI and he preceded her in death on March 13, 1995.

Catherine was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. She was a sketch artist who liked to draw and enjoyed sewing, gardening, and traveling.

She is lovingly remembered by her daughter, Angelina (Eric North) Portoluri of Cable, Wis.; a son, Randy (Linda) Portoluri of Grand Haven; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Rose (Victor) Ledvina of Dousman, Wis.; a brother, Ted (Virginia) Youn of Spring Lake; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Hugo; sisters, Florence Andcliff and June Lulofs; a brother, James Youn; and a brother-in-law, Angus Andcliff.

A Funeral Service will be held 11:00 AM Monday, August 27, 2012, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. William Langlois presiding. Visitation will be 2-4 PM on Sunday, August 26 at the VanZantwick Bartels Kammeraad Funeral Home in Grand Haven. Interment will be in Lake Forest Cemetery. Memorial contributions in honor of Catherine may be given to Sanctuary at the Shore Activities Program. Share memories with her family at their online guest book at

The family is being served by VanZantwick Bartels Kammeraad Funeral Home of Grand Haven.



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