Roberta “Bobbe” Pankonin

Roberta “Bobbe” Pankonin

Roberta “Bobbe” Pankonin

Formerly of Zenda

Roberta “Bobbe” was born April 27, 1923 on the family farm in Zenda, Wisconsin to Leslie Elijah and Elva Erma (Sternberg) Tibbitts.  She passed away on Friday, March 31, 2023 at Frontida Assisted Living of Elkhorn.

Bobbe graduated from Lake Geneva High School.  She worked in the office of Wauconda High School before marring Warren Ellis Pankonin in 1948.  She also worked for over 25 years for Gages on the Geneva Lakes Boat Line, in the office and occasionally giving tours.  Bobbe also drove a school bus and loved squared dancing, playing cards, and camping.

Bobbe is survived by Terri (Loren) Anderson, Jackie (Jeri) Kraus, and Michael (Sandy) Pankonin;  grandchildren Jared, Rachel, Michael, Kevin, Kyle, Justin, Kim and Jon; and great grandchildren Daniel, Kaitlyn, Brady, Jordy, Owen, Macy, Emma, Cory, Eric, Eleanor, Brooke, Blaine, and Anthony.

She was preceded in death by her husband Warren, whom she married on September 4, 1948 in Harvard, Illinois; sisters June (James) Kolb and Phyllis “Jean” (Daniel) Griffin; as well as a brother in infancy Buddy.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2023 at Linn-Hebron Presbyterian Church from 9:30 Am until the time of service at 11:00 AM.  A private family burial will be at Linn-Hebron Cemetery.

For more information call Toynton Funeral Home at 262-275-2171

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