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Joan F. Pentek

Aug 17, 1932 - Apr 10, 2019


Joan Pentek was born on August 17, 1932 and passed away on April 10, 2019 at the age of 86. She attended Sheboygan Central High School and shortly after was united in marriage with Stephen Pentek on August 9, 1952. Joan enjoyed her bowling league, golfing, baking and cooking, working with people at various places and raising her family. She had a very generous heart.
Joan is survived by her children, Romane Pentek of Green Acres, WA, Janice (Kenneth) Hense of Cherry Valley, IL, Sharon (Richard) Ehler, Mark (Lori) Pentek and Patrick Pentek all of Sheboygan, David (Barbara) Pentek of Sherwood, WI, Mary Jo Pentek and Richard Pentek, both of Sheboygan; grandchildren, Jason (Robin) Franzen, Angel (Mark) Noll, Jonathan (Megan) Hense, Sarah Hense, Stephanie (Nick) Franzen, Andrew (Sara) Pentek, Aaron Pentek, Patrick II (Angie) Pentek, Tyler Pentek, Julia (Ryan) McGinley, Nicholas (Marisa) Pentek, Zachary and Caitlyn Pentek; 9 great-grandchildren; siblings, Janet Kaiser, Judy (Richard) Stockel and Jerry Zillner and sister-in-law, Phyllis Pentek. Joan is preceded in death by her husband, Stephen; parents, Frank and Wilma Zillner and brother, John Zillner.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th St. Sheboygan, from 11:00 a.m. until the time of Memorial Service at 1:00 p.m. Private family burial will be held at Greendale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to members of the Pentek family are appreciated.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Sunny Ridge Nursing Home and Compassus Hospice for their care of Joan.
Online condolences may be expressed at


Date: Tuesday Apr 16, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]

Memorial Service

Date: Tuesday Apr 16, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]



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Alice trumm

Fred Sievers

During times of sorry, look to God, family and friends. Thinking of the wonderful and special memories can go a long way with keeping you going forward.. My thoughts and prayers will be you always.. Fred


Joannie was one of our favorite customers all the years we were in business . The memories of both Joannie and Steve will always bring a smile to our face and will forever hold a special place in our hearts. They are once again together and I am sure having a cold beer smiling down on all of us. Our sympathies to the Pentek during this time. Jeff and Cheri Gahagan

Michael Anthony Brunette

My heart goes out to the Pentek family. Many a childhood memory revolves around this family. May God bring you all the comfort in knowing she is reunited with Steven and no longer suffering. She was a great mom.

Frank Vrtochnick

Auntie Joan (always known by in our family) holds a special place in my heart. At times she took me under her wing and treated me as part of your family. I will truly miss her. She lived life to fullest