By Wiesner-Massart Funeral Home
Rhonda Rae Pagenkoph, 68, of Algoma, passed away at Bellin Memorial Hospital on Thursday January 5, 2017. She was born on October 8, 1948 in Laona, WI to the late Raymond and Clarann (Enders) Matelski. She was a graduate of Niagra High School in 1967. She was married to Leslie Pagenkoph. Rhonda worked on the assembly line at Emerson Electric for 15 years until forced into retirement.
Rhonda is survived by her husband Leslie; children Kevin Hayes, Bobbie Hayes, and Jesse Pagenkopf; one step-son Buddy Pagenkoph; grandchildren Haley Crowe, Remington Gigstead, Raeann Gigstead, Jesse James Pagenkoph, and Connor Hayes; great-grandchildren Brennan Lamer, Isabella Palazo, and Khailia Crowe; brothers Ray (Billie) Matelski, and Tim (Jodie) Matelski; sisters Denise (Rick) Skarvan and Sandi (Glen) Baker. She was preceded in death by her parents Ray and Clarann; father-in-law and mother-in-law Harold (Alice) Pagenkoph; and nephew Barry Pagenkoph.
Per the family’s wishes, there will be no public visitation. Wiesner & Massart Funeral Home, Algoma is assisting the family.