Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of Myron Paynter
Myron “Mike” Richard Paynter, 79, of Whitewater passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison.
Myron was born on February 9, 1940 in Johnstown Township, Rock County to Meredith and Eldora (Zanton) Paynter. He graduated from Whitewater City High School in 1958. Myron married Norberta Verthein on June 17, 1967. He was employed with Wisconsin Electric Company for over 25 years. Myron enjoyed golfing, deer hunting, and playing cards. He loved to follow his children and grandchildren in all their endeavors. Myron was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Norberta; children Julie (Matthew) Burns, Highlands Ranch, CO, Jennifer (Matthew) Nyquist, Orono, MN, Michael Paynter, Milwaukee; sisters Nancy Morrow, Whitewater, Elizabeth Banholzer, Astoria, OR, Arlene Kearney, DeForest; brother Robert Paynter, Whitewater. He was preceded in death by his parents Eldora and Meredith Paynter and brothers LaVerne and Arlyn Paynter.
Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Whitewater. The funeral mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. and then a brief burial service at Hillside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Whitewater Community Food Pantry, P.O. Box 63, Whitewater, WI 53190.
Nitardy Funeral Home is assisting the family.