THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Anne M. Banaszynski
Anne Marie Banaszynski, 55, Phelps, passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 22 unexpectedly from massive heart failure at St. Claires Hospital in Weston.
Born April 16, 1958 in Green Bay, to Mildred and Theodore Sinclair, she grew up in the Pulaski area where she graduated from Pulaski High School. She married her high school sweetheart Benedict Jay Banaszynski, Jr. Nov. 11, 1977 at Pamperin Park in Green Bay. They raised three children and lived in Pulcifer for over 20 years. After their children were grown, they moved to Phelps where their family enjoyed vacationing and camping and they lived there for the past six years. She was an amazing wife, mother, sister, friend, and grandmother. She lived her life with enthusiasm and love that had positive affects on people. She enjoyed spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Benedict, of Phelps; a son-in-law, Mike Kallies; a daughter, Misty (Bradley) Reed; a son, Kevin (Megan) Banaszynski and six grandchildren, all of Oconto Falls; older siblings, Helen Sinclair, Green Bay, Bob (Paula) Sinclair, Minnesota, Marge Mogged, Shawano, Katie (Butch) Bjorlin, Arizona, Dorothy (Alvin) Grzeskowiak and Evelyn Christopherson, both of Pulaski and other special nieces, nephews, and family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mildred and Theodore Sinclair; her mother-in-law, Sandy Banaszynski and a daughter, Kelly Kallies.
Visitation was held after 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at Grace Lutheran Church in Oconto Falls until the time of a Memorial Service at 1 p.m. officiated by Pastor Larry Bong. Jones Funeral Service, Oconto Falls assisted the family with arrangements.