Marilyn Ann Panek, 69

Marilyn Ann Panek, 69, of West Bend (formerly Hartford) passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017, at Samaritan Health Center surrounded by her loving family.

Marilyn was born May 16, 1947, in Milwaukee to Frank and Irene A. (nee Zalewski) Panek. She worked for The Threshold Inc. for several years, which she enjoyed. She liked to play cards, dominos and with blocks. She also enjoyed singing along to the radio and watching older shows and their classic re-runs, especially Lamb Chop.

Marilyn is survived by her loving siblings, Donna Mumaw of Hales Coroners, Alan (Vickie) Panek of Hartford, Patty (George) Mayer of Hartford, and David Panek of Key West, Florida; dear nieces and nephews, Steve, Dawn, Dustin, Alison, Tracy, Margaret, Amy, Joseph, Johnny, Laurie, Anny and Howie; and dear great-nieces and great-nephews, Cody, Gracey, Chloe, Maura, Grace, Dean, Dustie, Destiny and Madelynn. She is further survived by other loved relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, James F. Panek.

Funeral services for Marilyn will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 2, at the Shimon Funeral Home (824 Union St., Hartford, WI 53027) with the Rev. Jerry Repenshek officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends Sunday at the funeral home from noon-2 p.m.

Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hartford on Monday, April 3, at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Marilynís memory to Samaritan Health Center (531 E. Washington St. West Bend, WI 53095) or to The Threshold Inc.
( are greatly appreciated.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at