Earl O. Pelnar
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Age 75, died on January 23, 2013 after a short illness at Century Ridge Elderly Care in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Earl was born on February 15, 1937 on a farm in Norman, to the late Louis and Lillian (Robinson) Pisha-Pelnar. Earl began working at Foremost Dairy in Mishicot from the age of 18 until they closed. He then worked at Tecumseh Products in New Holstein until he retired.
Earl is survived by his two daughters and four sons: Brenda Gates, Brian, Steven, Terrance "Terry", Travis and Melinda Pelnar all from the Lakeshore area, along with five grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister and brother-in-law: Pearl (Kenneth) Schleis and a niece: Patricia Pisha and other nieces and nephews. Earl was preceded in death by a son: Shawn, and by his wife, Melanie on June 24, 2012; a half sister, Edna (Richard) Johanek and a half brother, Melvin (Valeria) Pisha.
It was Earl's wish to be cremated and inurnment will take place in Howardville Cemetery in Iowa at a later date.
The family wishes to thank Century Ridge for the care and patience during the past eight weeks and Southern Care Hospice who kept Earl comfortable during his last hours.
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Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter from Jan. 29 to Feb. 2, 2013