James F. Ponec

James F. Ponec

October 9, 1934 – April 19, 2023

He was preceded in death by his children, Mary Catherine and Thomas Anthony; parents, Frank W. and Regina; brothers, Ernest and Edwin; sister, Dorothy Cisar.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Marie; sons, Michael (Kimberly) and David (Kathleen); daughter, Susan Koeppe (Todd); 22 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

VISITATION: Sunday, April 23, 3pm, with 5pm VIGIL SERVICE, West Center Chapel.

MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURAL: Monday 10:30am, St. Thomas More Catholic Church, with military honors. Family burial: St. Mary’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers Masses to St. Thomas More Endowment; Knights of Columbus Council 10184; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; or directed by the family.

To view a live broadcast of the Mass, please visit www.heafeyheafey.com and click the “View Live Cast” button at the top of the home page.


  • Kay Ponec Posted April 19, 2023 5:23 pm

    Ann and family,

    Sorry to learn of Jim’s death today. Please accept my sympathy.

  • Jennifer Gaule Posted April 20, 2023 8:52 am

    Love and prayers! Let us know if you need anything!

    Jenny Gaule, Patrick
    Mike and Linda and Family

  • Kathryn Ponec Ervin Posted April 22, 2023 8:35 am

    My Uncle Is at peace and out of the binds of this earth. Love and prayers to you Aunt Ann. Patrick and his family also sends their condolences.

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