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Ann Kafka - Departed on Mar 18, 2017 - Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Ann Kafka - Departed on Mar 18, 2017 - Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Ann Kafka

Born in Green Bay, Wisconsin on Aug 24, 1938

Died on Mar 18, 2017 and resided in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Ann (Guyon) Kafka died peacefully in her sleep at her "sanctuary" Arabian Dunes estate on March 17,2017, which she designed and implemented her lifelong dream.

She is survived by Annemarie Kafka(daughter) and John Henry Kafka Jr (son).

She was a kind hearted gracious lady who lived her fathers’(Dode Guyon) motto daily. It’s nice to be important but it’s more important to be nice".

She had a positive influence and mentored many who carry on as steadfast true friends.

Ken and Kristi Tedford who uphold her dedication to customer satisfaction and excellent business at Riverside Ballroom practices on a daily basis.

Norma Teske and Richard Groeschel, lifelong friends and devoted employees.

She started working for her parents at Geroge’s Steak house in Appleton WI ,where she learned the importance of customer satisfaction and value of many who carry on as steadfast true friends.

Ken and Kristi Tedford who uphold her  dedication to customer satisfaction and excellent business practices on a daily basis.

Ann greeted each day with a smile and the potential of making someone's day better.

A kind-hearted woman who volunteered for Service League of Green Bay, the YMCA and former Governor of the Green Bay DePere Antiquarian Society. A true pioneer in the restaurant industry and board of directors in Brown County Tavern League.

Her tireless dedication to Riverside Ballroom as an owner and a driving force behind the success is admirable surpassed only by the love for her children and positive outlook.

A patient and gracious lady, respected by friends family and business peers. Please remember her with a smile and a song in your heart. Her soul will shine on.

A celebration of Ann's life will be held at Riverside Ballroom in Green Bay, WI Wednesday, April 5, 2017, from 3-6pm. Dinner to follow. Proko-Wall Funeral Home and Crematory assisted the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.prokowall.com.


Celebration of Life: Wednesday Apr 5, 2017, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Riverside Ballroom

Served by Proko-Wall Funeral Director: Eric Donaldson

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