Susie J. Mahnke, 67, of Pana, passed away September 22, 2012 at 7:10pm at her son's residence in Pana. She was born April 16, 1945 in Pana, the daughter of Ferdinand P. and Beulah E. Koontz Hadowsky. She married Wilbert "Whitey" Mahnke in February, 1980 in Effingham. She was co-owner with her husband of Whitey's Lawn Service for 30 Years. She was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church in Pana.
She is survived by her husband; sons Larry Keith (Paula) Steele of Shelbyville and Matthew (special friend Tina Just) Mahnke of Pana; father, Ferd Hadowsky of Pana; sisters, Pat Clutter of Pana, Sharon (Mike) Stortzum of Gays, and Mary Rhodes of Pana; brothers, Steve "Smokey" Hadowsky of Pana and Jan Hadowsky of Pana; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother and brother Fred.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September, 26, 2012 at 10:30am at Kennedy & Sons Funeral Home in Pana with Rev. Don Pease officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery Christian County. Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 25, 2012 from 5-8pm at Kennedy & Sons Funeral Home in Pana.
Arrangements by Kennedy & Sons Funeral Home in Pana. Condolences may be sent to www.kennedypana.com. Memorials may be made to Family Choice.