THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Marlene (Sentkowski) Ponis, 83, of Marinette, passed away Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 at Aurora BayCare in Green Bay.
Born May 6, 1934, to the late John and Eleanor Sentkowski in Milwaukee, she married John Ponis on Feb. 23, 1956 in Milwaukee and he preceded her in death on Feb. 18, 2010. They owned and operated John's Janitorial until retiring in 1990. She enjoyed time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by a son, Jeff Ponis and a daughter, Jackie (Bill) Shier, both of Marinette; four grandchildren and a great-grandson.
In addition to her parents and husband, John, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Wayne and Robert.
Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery. Thielen Funeral Home is assisting the family.