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Katherine “Katie” A. Pungarcher

Apr 04, 1952 - Jan 10, 2024


Katherine “Katie” A. Pungarcher, 71, of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2024, surrounded by her loved ones at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice Center. Katie was a 1973 graduate of the Community Hospital of Roanoke Valley School of Nursing in Roanoke, Virginia. She took much pride in her nursing career and enjoyed the lifelong friendships she made. Katie touched so many lives in her nursing career working with labor and delivery, public health, rehabilitation centers, in-home care, and osteopathic medicine. Katie was a beloved wife, mother, aunt and grandma.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Hugh Evan Anderson and Katherine VanHuss Anderson of Roanoke, VA.
Surviving to continue her legacy are her loving husband, John Pungarcher Sr. of Sheboygan, WI; daughter, Allison K. Thornton, of Vinton, VA; son, James Evan Thornton, of Sheboygan, WI; step-son John Pungarcher Jr, of Random Lake, WI; step-daughter, Lori Pungarcher, of Sheboygan, WI; grandsons and apples of her eye, Connor T. Thornton, of Kiel, WI and Cole Kovacevic, of Vinton, VA; in addition to several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th St., Sheboygan, WI. Family and friends may gather for a time of visitation from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 12:00 p.m. Private burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery.
The family would like to express sincere appreciation to the doctors, nurses and CNAs of St. Luke’s Medical Center of Milwaukee, Aurora Sheboygan Medical Center, and Sharon S. Richardson Hospice Center for their incredible care during her final days.


Date: Tuesday Jan 16, 2024
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]

Funeral Service

Date: Tuesday Jan 16, 2024
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]



Guestbook Entries SIGN GUESTBOOK

Roberta Meyer

Dorothy Browne

Rest in peace Katie. Always enjoyed working with you. My condolences to the entire family.

Jill Harris

My sincere sympathy to you and your family during this sad time. Praying for you.

Marissa Kopera

Allison, I'm so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Barbara A. McGrath

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Allison.

Terry jones

Very sorry for your loss my friend . May god be with u and your family .

Judy Keister

Katie was my nurse when I had my middle child, Brock. She was a very caring and kind nurse. Katie was a mother first herself, and I know she loved her children deeply. Praying for comfort for all the family.

Wendy Hauch

Oh my dear friend Katie...may you rest in peace in God's love. You gave it a good fight.I will miss our talks ,your sweet smile and words of encouragement. Katie as we talked about on Sunday, you take care of Travis and Amber for me. Love you, Wendy


Dear Catherine Ihi I know you will be greatly missed.!

Ron Rabe

So sorry for your loss John, hang in there.

Charlene Smith

Life cut too short ,you will be missed. We will remember the good times. Love to Allison and Evan. May you find peace in the days to come.

Linda Moran

Sorry for your loss.. prayers for you and family....I loved her..she will be missed..