Mrs. Janet M. Pobar, 92, died at Harmony of Racine on July 17, 2010. She was born in Kenosha on February 21, 1918 to the late John and Caroline (nee: Fonk) Regner. She graduated from Kenosha High School in 1936. On September 14, 1940, she married Edmund J. Pobar. He preceded her in death on February 5, 2006.
Mrs. Pobar attended St. Lucy Catholic Church. She was a sociable, fun loving woman who was happiest when surrounded by family and friends.
Her survivors include: her children, Janice (Jim) Sorensen of San Juan Capistrano, CA, Mary (Steve) Finnigan of Rice Lake, WI, Mike (Janet) Pobar of Racine; grandchildren, James Sorensen of Los Angeles, CA, Matthew (Hilda) Sorensen of Jersey City, NJ, Carrie Finnigan of St. Paul, MN, Stephen (Jennifer) Finnigan of San Francisco, CA, Michelle (Jack Oh) Pobar of Los Angeles, CA, and Colin Pobar of Racine; great-grandson, Matthew Daniel Sorensen; sister, Cecilia Regner and sister-in-law, Helen Regner, both of Kenosha; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Pobar was also preceded in death by her brother and sisters, Leon Regner, Marion Regner, Caroline (Walter) Pocius and Althea Regner.
Visitation and a memorial service celebrating Mrs. Pobar's life was held at Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home and Crematory on July 27, 2010, with Rev. Mark R. Jones officiating, followed by private interment at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park.
A very special thank you to the entire staff at both Harmony of Racine and Hospice Alliance for the loving and quality attention Mrs. Pobar received while under their care.