In loving memory of

Richard A. Panke
June 10, 1937 - February 7, 2019

Richard "Dick" A. Panke, age 81, passed away peacefully on February 7, 2019. Dick loved life and enjoyed yard work and sports and was very proud of his military service. He was a long-time employee of UW system and retired as a mechanical engineer.

Dick is survived by his wife of 57 years Diane; daughters Cindy DeGonda and Kelly Panke; his grandson Owen; sister Sue (Jim) Petrie and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his son John; son in law Greg DeGonda and parents Gladys and Albert.

A Christian Memorial Service will be held at Living Water Church, 3075 Prospect Drive, Sun Prairie on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with military rites. A visitation will be held from 10:00 am until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Agrace HospiceCare.

A special thank you to Agrace Hospicecare for their compassionate care.

Cress Funeral Home
1310 Emerald Terrace
Sun Prairie, WI


char bergstrom wrote on Mar 8, 2019:

"Blessings and peace to all of you. Terry & Char Bergstrom"

Lew Cole wrote on Feb 13, 2019:

"Anchors aweigh! my friend. Looking forward to seeing you in Heaven. Lew Cole"