Mary Ann Panske, 78, Porterfield went to the Lord on Saturday, June 8, 2013. She was born on October 22, 1934, in Marinette to the late Fred and Catherine (Milan) Gusick. On June 6, 1959, Mary Ann married Julius Panske.
She worked for Frigo Cheese for 28 years. Mary Ann was very family oriented and loved spending time with them. She also enjoyed crocheting and had a green thumb for house plants. 
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Julius; two children: Dave (Debbie) Panske, Coleman, Linda (Jon) Behnke, Crivitz; four grandchildren: Brian (Samantha) Behnke, Green Bay, Chad Behnke, Green Bay, Ashley Behnke, Crivitz, Theresa Panske, Coleman; three step-grandchildren: Nathan Hartwig, Coleman, Nicole (Steffan) Russell, Peshtigo, Noelle Hartwig, Pound; three step-great-grandchildren: Nevaeh Russell, Halynn Russell, and Edward Sakowicz; and one brother-in-law, Eugene Hoffman, Kelly Lake. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Julie; two brothers: James and Lionel Gusick; also one sister, Helen Hoffman.
Friends may call at Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home, Crivitz, from 8:30 a.m. Friday, June 14, 2013, until the Funeral Cortege leaves for church. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 14, 2013, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Crivitz, with Father Walter Stumpf officiating.  Interment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, Crivitz.
Please visit to express online condolences. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Nurses and staff at Augustana Manor and Bay Area Medical Center, Marinette.