Elinor A. Pannier, age 96, formerly of Random Lake, passed away peacefully on Monday (Feb.12, 2018) at Pine Haven Christian Home, which had been her residence for the past 1 ½ years.

Elinor, who was known affectionately as “Nana” to her family, was born on October 25th, 1921 in the Town of Sherman, Wisconsin, a daughter of the late Louis and Ida Borkenhagen Spieker, and growing up she attended Adell Grade School.

On December 1, 1946 she married Harvey Pannier at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Adell. Her husband preceded her in death on May 30, 2008.

Elinor was born and raised on the family farm, where she lived for over 90 years. She and Harvey enjoyed running the farm and traveling throughout their life. Prior to her time at Pine Haven, she had briefly called Plymouth her home.

In her final years, Elinor would frequently comment on how blessed she had been, and that she lived a satisfied life, accomplishing all that she had hoped.

She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Sherman Center.

She is survived by: Her son, Ken Pannier of Plymouth; Son-in-law James Smith of Adell; and Three grandchildren: Brandon and Andrea Pannier, Taylor Smith.

She is also survived by her niece: Barb Spieker, and her nephews: Steve Mayer and George Spieker.

She was preceded in death by: Her son: Mark Pannier; Daughter: Katherine Pannier-Smith; Daughterin law: Rosanne Pannier; Sister: Vera (Melvin) Mayer; and Brother: Walter (Aggie) Spieker.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday (Feb. 19) at 1:00 P.M. at Suchon Funeral Home in Plymouth. Rev. Casey Sugden, Pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Plymouth will officiate. Burial will be at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Sherman Center.

Friends may call at Suchon Funeral Home on Monday (Feb. 19) from 12:00 Noon until the time of services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. John Lutheran Church in Sherman Center in Elinor’s name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Plymouth is serving her family. For online condolences, please visit www.suchonfh.com.

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