The Life of Ronald E Panning
Ronald E. Panning, 77 of Mentor for the past 44 years formerly of Napoleon, died Monday Jan. 4, 2016 at Hospice House, Cleveland. He was born Dec. 25, 1938 in Napoleon. Mr. Panning was a retired chemist from BASF, formerly Harshaw and Englehard Inc. He was a chemist for 43 years. Survivors include his wife of 52 years Beverly R. Miller Panning; children, Christine Edgell, Douglas (Jennifer) Panning; grandchildren, Zack and Alex Panning and sister, Norma Kettler. Preceding Ronald in death are his parents, Anton and Wilhelmine Panning and sister, Lucille Sunderman. The funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday Jan. 9, 2016 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 7643 Lakeshore Blvd, Mentor, OH. 44060. The family will receive friends 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060. Interment will be in Western Reserve Memorial Gardens, Chester Twp.