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Penner, Albert H. (1894-1967)

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Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1967 Jul 6 p. 5

Birth date: 1894 Dec 29

text of obituary:


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• Albert H. Penner, 72, of Hillsboro died Monday at Bethel Hospital, having suffered a stroke several weeks ago. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the First Mennonite Church of Hillsboro, with Rev. Elbert Koontz in charge. Survivors include his widow, a son Randy of Hudson, Wis., and six daughters, among them Mrs. Robert Goering of rural Newton.

Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1967 Aug 10 p. 8

text of obituary:


Albert H. Penner was born in Newton, Kan. on Dec. 29, 1894 and died July 3, 1967 at Bethel Deaconess Hospital, Newton, Kan., at the age of 72 years, six months, and 29 days. He was the seventh child of the 14 children born to Rev. H. D. and Katharina Penner.

On May 21, 1911 he was baptized by his father, Rev. H. D. Penner, and joined the First Mennonite Church of Hillsboro. He attended Bethel College and Manhattan A. M. Returning to Bethel College, he graduated with the academy class of 1916.

He spent a number of years as a farmer in the rural community near Hillsboro and after 1941 worked in a Hillsboro lumber yard.

He leaves his wife Susanna and seven children: Randolf of Hudson, Wisc.; Vera Ruth, Mrs. Orville Kliewer of Dodge City; Hilda, Mrs. Richard Jantzen of Topeka; Eleanor, Mrs. Joe Lehman of Ft. Collins, Colo.; LaVeta, Mrs. David Habegger of Upland, Calif.; Lorene, Mrs. Robert Goering of Newton, and Loretta, Mrs. Victor Krehbiel of Salina; and 22 grandchildren. Also surviving are four sisters, Mrs. Walter Niles of Sedgwick, Mrs. Jake Dirks of Wichita, Mrs. Emil Haury of Tucson, Ariz., and Mrs. Alfred Miller of Partridge.

The family suggests that contributions be sent to missions of the General Conference Mennonite Church.

The Mennonite obituary: 1967 Aug 15 p. 500

text of obituary:

Albert H. Penner, First Church, Hillsboro, Kan., was born Dec. 29, 1894, and died July 3.

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