Jeanette Heskin, 84, of Portland, ND died on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at the Sanford Hospital in Mayville, ND. Jeanette was born December 24, 1930 to Henry S. and Julia G. (Erickson) Heskin. She was a lifelong member of the Aurdal Lutheran Church in Portland. She completed her high school education at the Portland High School and later attained a Lab Technician Degree in Minneapolis, MN. She returned to Portland and worked at the Mayville Clinic until retirement. After retirement, Jeanette kept busy working at the Aurdal Church, delivering Meals on Wheels, taking family members to appointments and baking goodies for special occasions. Jeanette was known as Portland’s “cat lady” because no stray went unfed. She is preceded in death by her parents and her aunts and uncles. Jeanette is survived by numerous cousins. Memorials are preferred to the Aurdal Cemetery Fund or the Aurdal Church outside Flower Fund. Visitation: Will be from 5 – 7 PM with a 6:30 PM Public Prayer Service on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at the Baker Funeral Home Chapel and will resume one hour prior to the service in the church. Funeral Service: 11:00 AM Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Aurdal Lutheran Church, Portland, ND. Burial: Will be at the Aurdal Cemetery, Portland, ND.