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Mary Lou Pannebaker

March 26, 1939 ~ May 1, 2022 (age 83)

Obituary

Our beloved Mother, Mary Lou Pannebaker, 83, of Fairborn, Ohio, passed away May 1, 2022, surrounded by her family.  Mary was born March 26, 1939, in Covington, Kentucky.

During her career,  Mary worked as a sports writer for the Cincinnati Enquirer for which she was one of the first female sports writers in the area.  She was a self-taught golfer, which she enjoyed for years.  She loved breeding and raising her Arabian horses, along with gardening and reading.  Mary also was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Fairborn, Ohio.

Mary is preceded in death by her husband, Jack Pannebaker, after spending many loving years together.  She is also preceded in death by her parents, William and Eleanor Schmidt; brother, Jack Schmidt; and daughter, Jeannie Renata Youree.

Mary is survived by her son; Greg (Gina) Atha of Englewood, OH; Laura (Jerry) Caler of Bozeman, Montana; Cameron (Shelly) Youree of Hookstown, PA; Tara Elise Anderson of Georgetown, PA; Vallerie (Ed) Lloyd of Louisville, KY; Matt (Cathy) Pannebaker of Delaware, OH; grandchildren, Ashely, Leah, Sarah, Erin, Joshua, Matthew, Laura, Lance, Ross, Samuel, Jonathan, Matthew, as well as twelve great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 10:00 AM May 20, 2022. Following will by a Celebration of Life at 11:00 AM. at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1240 S. Maple Ave, Fairborn, Pastor Keith Witte, officiating.  In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that contributions be made to the National Kidney Foundation or the Wounded Warrior Project.\

Arrangements in care of Belton-Stroup Funeral Home.

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Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Friday
May 20, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
1240 S. Maple Ave.
Fairborn, OH 45324

Celebration of Life
Friday
May 20, 2022

11:00 AM
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
1240 S. Maple Ave.
Fairborn, OH 45324

Donations

National Kidney Foundation
615 Elsinore Pl. #400, Cincinnati OH 45202
Web: http://www.kidney.org

Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997
Web: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/

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