Julane A. Porenta, 92, of Noblesville, passed away on Monday, August 6, 2018 at Riverwalk Commons in Noblesville. She was born on December 21, 1925 to Alfred and Hilda (Swanson) Waite in Niles, Michigan.
For 25 years, Julane worked as a telephone operator for Michigan Bell, retiring in 1978. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Niles and Telephone pioneers of America. Julane was an avid reader who enjoyed music and traveling to Europe, Hawaii and Mexico.
She is survived by her nieces & nephews, Rebecca L. Hiles, Alan T. & Connie (Waldroup) Waite, Philip A. & Regina (Jekwi) Waite, and Brenda J. Milthaler; great-nieces & nephews, Sean J. & Sarah (England) Waite, Ian M. & Kimberly (Fusco) Waite, Michelle Hiles, Jacquline L. (Waite) & Ron Huett; and great-great-niece & nephew, Samantha L. Taylor, Garrett J. Waite, Camden M. Waite, Annalise L. Waite, Henry A. Huett, and Benjamin P. Huett.
In addition to her parents, Julane was preceded in death by her husband, Roy H. Porenta; and siblings, Grant Waite, Lois B. Milthaler, Gordon A. Waite, and Edna C. Carlson.
Services will be held at 4:00 pm on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Home, 1150 Logan Street in Noblesville, with visitation from 1:00 pm to the time of service. Rev. Byron Fritz will officiate. Graveside services will be held at 12:00 noon on Monday, August 13 at Silver Brook Cemetery in Niles, Michigan, with Rev. Dr. Joyce Kuhn officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 5635 West 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.