Pandora "Penny" C. Powell, 69, of Marinette, entered into heaven on Thursday, May 30, 2013, at home after a courageous 16 year battle with cancer. She was born on August 30, 1943, to the late Eugene and Pearl (Betzinger) Ravet in Menominee. She attended Marinette High School and had worked a few years at Emmerson Electric before her marriage. On October 27, 1962, Penny married William Powell Sr. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Marinette. He preceded her in death on November 25, 2007.
Penny also had worked at the Holiday Inn/ Best Western for 15 years and had done home Daycare for several years. She was a member of Holy Family Parish. Penny loved spending time with her family and pets. She enjoyed her Elvis memorabilia, dolls, and other collectables.
Penny is survived by three sons: William (Kimberly) Powell Jr. of Cornell, Mich; David (Barb) Powell, and Richard Powell both of Marinette; a daughter-in-law, Teri Schmidt of Marinette; two brothers: Michael (Jean) Ravet of Wausaukee and Patrick Ravet of Town of Peshtigo; two sisters--in-law: Carol Ravet and Lois Powell both of Marinette; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; an aunt, Carol (Maurice) Johnson of Menominee; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Friends may call on Sunday, June 2, 2013, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Thielen Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 3 p.m.
Entombment will be in Forest Home Mausoleum.