Linda L. Pannier, 62


Linda Pannier, 62, of Cedar Grove, passed away at her residence Tuesday evening following a heart attack.

Linda was born in Port Washington on Jan. 28, 1949, daughter of Elmer and Marie Cline Templeman. On Oct. 18, 1969, she was united in marriage with Lee A. Brentschneider. Linda was a very hard worker, frequently working three jobs. She had worked at Tecumseh Power Products in Grafton for over 40 years, retiring when the shop closed. After she moved to Cedar Grove in 1997, Linda opened Pannier Cakes, following up on a long-time hobby of making cakes for friends and family. She also sang in the family band, "Reunion." When she wasn’t working, Linda enjoyed going to Shawano and spending time doting on her grandchildren.

She is survived by her three children, Veronica "Ronnie" Bretschneider (Paul Mauer) of Oostburg, Allen Bretschenider of Oostburg and Benadetta (Scott) Hess of Middleton; and three grandchildren, Amanda, Kassandra and Gary Klas. She is further survived by three brothers, Wilbert (Sue) Templeman of Shawano, Larry Templeman of Oostburg and Herbert Templeman of Port Washington; six sisters, Elenora Roos of Cedar Grove, Arlene Prochaska of Saukville, Sharon (Dennis) Lastovich of Grafton, Wanda (Allan) Keller of Grafton, LaVonna (George) Pachner of Fredonia and Christine (Phil) Buchmann of Sheboygan Falls; nieces; nephews; other relatives; friends and clients.

She is preceded in death by her sister, Patricia (John) Larson; brothers, Duane and Clint Templeman; and former husband, Lee Bretschneider.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, at Grand Avenue United Methodist Church, Port Washington. She will be laid to rest in Union Cemetery, Port Washington. The family will receive visitors at the church on Tuesday from noon until 2:30 p.m.

The Eernisse Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences can be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com.