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Donna Jean Panyrek

September 1, 1921 ~ November 12, 2019 (age 98)

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Donna Jean Panyrek, age 98 of Gun Lake, Michigan, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on November 12, 2019.

She was the daughter of Wm. and Ila Rewa.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Panyrek. 

She is survived by her children Jim Panyrek, Dorothy (Norman) Seger, and Jo Anne Belka; grandchildren Michael Seger, Susan (Scott) Campbell, and Robert Seger; great-grandsons Tim Campbell, Matt Campbell and Jack Seger; her special niece Dorothy Stark and nephew Louis Gula; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. 

Donna and Joe opened Joe’s Grocery at “Joe’s Corner Gun Lake” in 1946. 

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at SS Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, Gun Lake, 159 131st Ave., Wayland, Michigan, with Fr. Robert Creagan celebrant.  The family will receive relatives and friends Friday from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Kubiak-Cook Funeral Home, 312 North Main St. Wayland, with a 7 p.m. Rosary. 

The family welcomes memories and messages in their online guest book at

 In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Donna’s name to a charity close to your own heart.

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November 15, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kubiak-Cook Wayland Chapel
312 N. Main St.
Wayland, MI 49348

November 15, 2019

7:00 PM
Kubiak-Cook Wayland Chapel
312 N. Main St.
Wayland, MI 49348

Mass of Christian Burial
November 16, 2019

11:00 AM
SS Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church
159 131st Ave.
Wayland, MI 49348


Contributions may be made in Donna's name to a charity close to your own heart

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