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These sisters were born in South Bend to Phoebe and Harold Porter in 1934 and 1938 respectively.
Both graduated Riley H.S. Janice worked for Studebaker for about 5 years then went to work in Boston, MA for The Christian Science Church. There she met Raymond Nikart formerly of South Bend from Bloomfield, CN and married him in 1964. She was widowed in 1983 and then spent summers in Glen Arbor, MI. with her sister and her husband. She took up Dressage Horsemanship in 1984 until her death. She began to winter in San Miguel DE Allende, Mexico in 1990 until her death on June 17, 2018.
Gloria worked for Ferren Davis & O'Brien Investment until she met David Holt and were married a year later in 1963. They lived in South Bent until 1966 when they moved to the Detroit area where she and her husband operated a family business and retired in 1996. They spent time at their summer home at Glen Lake, MI from 1983 - 2014 when Gloria passed June 9, 2014
After cremation the sisters were laid to rest in the Porter family plot at Highland Cemetery South Bend.

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