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Patricia Ann Van Hulle Ponto

January 31, 1932 ~ April 30, 2017 (age 85)
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Patricia A. "Pat" Van Hulle Ponto died on Sunday, April 30, 2017. She was born on a dairy farm in Oconto, WI, on January 31, 1932, one of 7 children. Her parents were Leona (Reinhardt) and Louis Van Hulle. Pat worked at Wisconsin Public Service in Oconto and Kimberly Clark Corp. in Neenah as an Executive Secretary. Pat married Vernon E. Ponto, the love of her life, on January 5, 1985. She attended the University of Wisconsin in Madison before moving to Neenah. She supported a family in India and a girl in China, each for 10 years. Pat's Catholic faith was very dear to her and she attended all the religious activities offered. She spent much of her free time helping her parents in Oconto.

She is survived by sisters: Mary LaVerne (Omer) Jones of Madison, and Phyllis (Tom) Murphy of Appleton; brothers: Dick (Barb) Van Hulle of Oconto, and Glenn (Marcia) Van Hulle of Brooklyn Park, MN. She is further survived by her husband's 6 children: Steve (Mary) Ponto, Pat Ponto, Tom (Sue) Ponto, Polly Ponto, Paula (Tim) Herried, and Pam (Shane Luethe) Hren, 10 step-grandchildren (9 girls and 1 boy) as well as many nieces and nephews.

Pat was preceded in death by her husband Vernon in 2011, parents, brother: Norman Van Hulle of Menasha, sister: Dolores Eparvier of Neenah, and sister-in-law Janette.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM, Thursday, May 4, 2017, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 620 Division St., Neenah, with Fr. Michael Ingold officiating. Interment will be held at 2:30 PM, Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Oconto Catholic Cemetery, 3024 N. River Rd., Oconto. Visitation will be on Thursday at the church from 9:00 AM until the time of the Mass.

The family wishes to thank the Valley VNA for their dedication and kindness to Pat. They also wish to extend a sincere thank you to her many kind friends throughout her life.

When the golden sun is setting and the earth no more she trods, may Pat's name in gold be written in the autograph of God.


 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
May 4, 2017

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church
620 Division Street
Neenah, WI 54956

Funeral Service
Thursday
May 4, 2017

10:30 AM
St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church
620 Division Street
Neenah, WI 54956

Graveside Service
Thursday
May 4, 2017

2:30 PM
Oconto Catholic Cemetery
3024 N River Road
Oconto, WI 54153


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