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Panzner, Norma Lee
Bay City, Michigan
Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister passed away in the afternoon hours of Sunday, April 14, 2019 at the Covenant – Harrison Hospital in Saginaw, Michigan. Age 75 years. Norma was born in West Branch, Michigan on July 6, 1943 to the late Preston and Arwilda (McPherson) Elliott. Norma married her loving husband, Robert L. Panzner, on December 26, 1962 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church and he survives her. After many years of service, she retired as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant from the Bay County Medical Care Facility. Her hobbies included: gardening, canning vegetable, cooking, coloring, photography, and heavy metal music. Above all, nothing meant more to Norma than spending time with her family and her pets.
Left to cherish her memories are her husband of 56 years, Robert L. Panzner; three children, Robert A. (Karen) Panzner, Marc R. (Meagan) Panzner, and Greg A. (Renee) Panzner; twelve grandchildren, Roy, Stacey, Shannon, Sara, Robert J., Heidi, Richard, Daniel, Matthew, Tyler, Aiden, and Aliyah; fifteen great-grandchildren; siblings, Maxine (Arthur) Field, Dale Elliott, and Janice Parks; brothers-in-law, Richard Panzner, David Wisniewski, and Carl Novak; and many nieces and nephews. After years of separation, Norma is finally reunited with her son, Kurt M. Panzner who preceded her in death on June 26, 1993; her parents, Preston and Arwilda (McPherson) Elliott; her two sisters, June Wisniewski and Jerene Novak; and Michael Noonan.
The Funeral Service will be begin at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Squires Funeral Home. Celebrant will be Rev. Fr. Robert Kelm. Friends may call the Squires Funeral Home on Monday, April 22, 2019 from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service. Immediately following the Funeral Service family and friends will travel in procession to Calvary Cemetery in Kawkawlin, Michigan where the Committal Service and interment will take place. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorial contributions to the “Humane Society” or “Wishes of the Family”. www.squiresfuneralhome.com