MITZI LEE PANZER Age 78 of Santa Fe, NM passed away June 18th, 2013. Mitzi was born in Des Moines Iowa to Rene Clayton and Karl McCluskey. She is preceded in death by her husbands, Henry Panzer and John C. Bradley; mother, Rene Clayton; father, Karl McCluskey ; aunt and uncle, Don and Millie Cowell ; and step father, Ken Clayton. She is survived by two sons, Carver (Lori La Monaca) of Santa Fe, NM and Mark (fianc�e Jann Stapleton) of Arizona; daughter, Lori (Trent) of Illinois; grandson, Trent (Emily) of Arizona; granddaughter, Kindle (Travis) of Illinois; grandsons, Christopher and Kyle both of Arizona; brother , Robert McCluskey of California; also many nieces and nephews. She owned Bobcat Bite Restaurant for 60 years since 1953, then she and Henry founded and operated Panzer's Plumbing for 35. She worked as a Pharmacy Tech for Osco Drug, Sav-on, and CVS Pharmacy for 15 years. She was a member of the Eastern Star for 30 years. Her family expresses their enormous gratitude to their longtime friend Bobby Tribble and his family for their care and support. Also, a special thanks to PMS Hospice for their weeks of tender care in making our Mom comfortable. Mitzi's family will greet friends on Friday, June 21, 2013 between 5 pm and 8 pm at the Rivera Family Funeral Home Chapel, 417 E. Rodeo Rd in Santa Fe. Eastern Star Ritual will be presented by Elmhurst, Illinois Chapter #699 assisted by the Santa Fe Chapter #19. Her family requests in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be made in her name to PMS Hospice, 1400 Chama, Santa Fe, NM 87505, or to the Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society, 100 Caja del Rio, Santa Fe, NM 87507 Rivera Family Funerals and Cremations 417 East Rodeo Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87505 Phone: (505) 989-7032 Fax: (505) 820-0435

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Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900