Stanley C. Pannier, 78, of Lenzburg, IL; born on July 14, 1937 in Marissa Township; passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2015 as a result of a pickup truck accident. Mr. Pannier was a long time grain and livestock farmer and was very active in the community. He was a member of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Lenzburg and served as church treasurer for many years. He was active in the Darmstadt Trinity Brotherhood. He was currently serving as Lenzburg Township Trustee and was a 60 year member of the Progressive Grange, member of the St. Clair Co. Farm Bureau and chairman of the Farm Bureau Golden Age Group. He also served for a number of years on the board of directors of the Lenzburg Farmers Co-op.
He was preceded in death by his parents – Peter F. and Aurelia, nee Deutschmann, Pannier. One sister – Kathryn Hall. One granddaughter – Emma Lee Pannier.
Stanley is survived by his loving wife Gloria, nee Reichert, Pannier whom he was united in marriage to on September 12, 1959 at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ. He is also survived by his three children and eight grandchildren – Paul (Carolyn) Pannier of Fort Lauderdale, FL and their children – Chris and Katie; John (Karen) Pannier of Marissa, IL and their children – Julie, Peter (fiance – BreAnn Schmidt) and Kaylin; Betsy (Ron) Berger of Lenzburg, IL and their children – Samuel, Laura and Jacob. Two brothers-in-law – James Reichert of Nashville, TN; Ben Hall of Lenzburg, IL.
Memorials may be made to St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Lenzburg, IL or the Darmstadt – Trinity Brotherhood.
Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Friday, August 7, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Lenzburg, IL on Saturday, August 8, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Funeral: Services will be held at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Lenzburg, IL on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Howard Thomure officiating.
Interment: Burial will be held at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ Cemetery in Lenzburg, IL.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements