Ernest H. Panko Jr., age 77, Wittenberg, died on
Thursday, January 12, 2012, at Crystal River Nursing and Rehabiltation Center,
Waupaca. He was born on August 15, 1934 in Wittenberg, the son of the late
Ernest and Dororthy (Gruenzel) Panko Sr.
Ernie was employed at the former Hatley Veneer Company, worked on many dairy farms and also had many lawn mowing jobs in the Wittenberg area.
Survivors include two brothers, David Panko, Neenah and John (Mary Ann) Panko, Belleair Bluffs, FL.
Interment will be in Forest Home Cemetery, Wittenberg.
Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Wittenberg, is assisting the family with funeral arrangments.
Online condolences are available at schmidtschulta.com