ORANGEVALE, Calif. -- Robert Henry Panning, 62, of Orangevale, Calif., passed away Sept. 8, 2013.
Bob was born May 5, 1951, in Defiance, Ohio, and grew up in Jewell. He graduated from Tinora High School and the Ohio State University. He is survived by wife of 35 years, Sharon Panning; and children, Jason Panning and Nicole (Justin) Lamonica. Also surviving are siblings, Nancy (William) Peltcs, William (Kathy) Panning, Philip (Cathy) Panning, Susan (Paul) Morlock and Julia (Tom) Berle.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Paul O. and Ethel M. (Shock) Panning; and his faithful K9 companion, Benz.
He will be greatly missed and we will cherish our memories of him forever.
A memorial service was held in California on September 14. A second memorial service will be held in Defiance, Ohio, at St. Paul Lutheran Church on Saturday, Sept. 21, at 1:30 p.m., with inurnment immediately following at Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, Okolona, Ohio.