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 Goodridge - Sharon Panek, 62, died on Saturday, May 28, 2005 at Northwest Medical Center in Thief River Falls.
  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 3, at Faith Lutheran Church in Goodridge, with Rev. Robert Dahlen officiating. Casket bearers included Keith Matthew, Ken Matthew, Chad Panek, Steve Panek, Doug Horachek and Mark Panek. Interment will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in Thief River Falls.
  Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, at Johnson Funeral Service, Thief River Falls, with a 7 p.m. prayer service and for one hour prior to services at the church on Friday.
  Sharon Judy Lee was born June 4, 1942 in Grand Forks, N.D., the daughter of David R. Lee and Madonna Louise (Terrian) Ordway.  She grew up and attended school in Thief River Falls.
  On August 27, 1957, Sharon was united in marriage to Kenneth Matthew. On June 18, 1964, she married Walter Panek. She worked at the Mint CafĂ©, Service Master and more recently, Arctic Cat.
  Sharon enjoyed wood-working, crocheting, puzzles and especially spending time with her grandson.
  Survivors include four children, Kenneth Matthew, Jr., and Keith Matthew, both of Thief River Falls,  Lori (special friend, Scott) Panek of Thief River Falls, and Chad Panek of Minneapolis; one grandson; four sisters, Donna Horachek of Goodridge, Jeanette (Ron) Varney of Minneapolis, Darlene San of Las Vegas, Nev. and Beatrice Smith of Thief River Falls; brother, Emery (Francisca) Lee of Thief River Falls, and many nieces and nephews.
  She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter; an infant son; her parents; one sister, Carol Killcrease; and brothers, David and Roy Lee.      A00003B2005JN01