Paula J. Panella, of Waukesha, died on Friday, November 27, 2020 at her home at the age of 89. She was born in Waukesha on August 1, 1931, the daughter of William and Flora (nee Bayliss) Weber. She was a 1949 graduate of Waukesha High School. On July 17, 1956 she married Patrick J. Panella at St. Joseph Catholic Church. She had worked in food service at Carroll College and then at Cousin’s Subs baking bread, retiring in 2008. She enjoyed her card club and was an avid sheepshead player.
She will be missed by her children Patrick (Rosemary) Panella of Oconomowoc, Jeffery (Nancy) Panella of Waukesha, James Panella of Madison, Michael (Susan) Panella of Oconomowoc and Ric (Dana) Panella of Hartland; 11 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Patrick, a sister and two brothers.
No services will be held.
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