Silver Spring, Maryland
Aug. 11, 1956 — Aug. 16, 2016
Kathleen Porter-Jordan was born on Aug. 11, 1956, in Hillsboro, Oregon, to Elmer and Alvis (Miller) Porter. She graduated from Seaside High School in 1974, and attended college at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston University.
She married Michael Jordan and they had two sons, Jonathan and Matthew.
Kathy worked as a pathologist in the Washington, D.C., area and later did research for a biotech company. She retired early, due to ill health. Kathy and Mike were divorced after 20 years of marriage.
Kathy was preceded in death by her father, Elmer Porter; her sister, Alice Porter Stich; her sister-in-law, Suzanne Jordan; and her cousin, Howard Miller. She is survived by her sons, Jonathan and Matthew Jordan of Maryland; her mother, Alvis Porter of Seaside; her uncle, Charles (Sharon) Miller of Salem; her aunt, Alice Clymenns of Woodburn; and her cousins, Cheryl (David) Danilowicz of Pennsylvania and Jannette (Lyle) Dahl of Jacksonville, Oregon.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name at the Seaside Library.
Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home of Silver Spring, Maryland, is in charge of the arrangements. An online guest book may be signed at http://bit.ly/2bdhxEt