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Carol K. Penner

January 20, 2021

Carol Kay Penner 77, died January 20, 2021 at Newton Medical Center. She was born on December 1, 1943 in Halstead, Kansas to Martin and Elsie (Stucky) Schrag. On May 4, 1963 she married Ralph Wayne Penner at Moundridge, Kansas and he preceded her in death May 17, 2011.

Carol was a member of the Koerner Heights Church of the Mennonite Brethren in Newton.

She is survived by her sons: Ryan and his wife Jen Penner and Rydell Penner; Brother John Schrag and 2 Sisters Helen Wehry and Twila Norris.  She is also survived by 5 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

Carol is preceded in death by her parents and husband Ralph.

A private family committal service will be held at Restlawn Gardens of Memory with Pastor Dave Froese officiating.  A book will be available for friends to sign from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday January 25, 2021 at Petersen Funeral Home.

Memorials in Carol’s memory may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation in care of Petersen Funeral Home

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3 thoughts on “Carol K. Penner

  1. Carol was a dear, sweet lady that we knew for many years. We are missing both Carol and Ralph.

  2. I will miss my baby sister a whole bunch. Even tho’ we live miles apart we kept in touch via email. Currently we were doing diamond painting together ‘apart’ sharing pics and info, I will definitely miss our frequent visits online. Love you sis, Twila

  3. My dear friend, Carol.,
    I can’t believe you are gone!
    I will miss so many things that we shared the last ten years.
    I will miss our emails, the times we went shopping, the times we went to lunch, sitting together in Church and SS. And mist of all the times we just sat in her living g room and visited! I will miss you more than you know, my forever friend!
    Love Ya!

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