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Ida Mabel Pankonien, 88, of Barron, WI, passed away on Monday, June 9, 2014 at Barron Care & Rehab. Ida was born on March 26, 1926 to Sam and
Pauline (Koster) Kern in
Ida married Alvin Pankonien on April 21, 1945 in Cameron, WI. Together they farmed before moving into the town of Barron in 1952.
Ida worked for Munsing-
wear Sewing Factory, Jerome's, Supak Sewing Factory and then Barron Cleaners until retiring in 1983. She enjoyed her garden very much. She was also a member of Salem Lutheran Church in Barron, WI.
Ida is survived by her sisters, Irene Kubesh of Rice Lake, WI and Dora Haugen of Prairie Farm, WI; special niece, Sandy; nephews, Brian and Gary; and many more.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Pauline Kern; husband, Alvin Pankonien; brothers, Albert and Leonard Kern.
Services for Ida were held on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Salem Lutheran Church in Barron, WI with Rev. Ronald Mueller officiating. Burial was in Wayside Cemetery in Barron, WI. Arrangements were handled by Rausch & Steel Funeral Home in Barron, WI. Online condolences can be made at www.rauschandsteelfuneralhome.com.
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