John Martin Panach of Billings, Oklahoma, died February 6, 2019, in the Stillwater Medical Center at the age of 67 years.
John Martin Panach was born on November 29, 1951, in Blackwell to Steve Lawrence and Eva Mae (LeValley) Panach.
He grew up in Braman and attended Braman Public Schools where he graduated in 1970. He furthered his education by attending Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas, for two years.
He joined the Oklahoma National Guard serving for four years. He then began working at the Billings Fairchild Center where he was working at the time of his passing. He was loved by so many and will be truly missed everyday.
He is survived by his children, Vickie Panach and Justin Weems of Billings, Brian Panach of Billings, Rebecca Panach of Billings, Mason Panach and Tracy Tohee of Billings, and their mother, Sue Panach, also of Billings. Other survivors include friend, Zelda Silvey of Tulsa; two sisters, Susan Novotny and husband Chuck of Owasso, and Mary Prusa and husband Claude of Red Rock; a sister-in-law, Beverly Panach of Braman; grandchildren, Anya and Moses Tohee of Billings; and many nieces and nephews and their families.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jim and Danny Lee Panach; a sister, Patsy Jean Panach; and grandparents, Harvey and Clella LeValley and Martin and Maria Panach.
A memorial service is scheduled for 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 13th in the Billings Community Building in Billings, Oklahoma.
A memorial has been established in his honor with the First Bank and Trust of Billings, 111 W. Main, Billings, Oklahoma 74630.
On-line condolences can be made at www.robertsandsonfh.com