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Penning, John 1880-1921


Posted By: Linda Ziemann (email)
Date: 5/1/2004 at 16:09:21

Had Been Ill Health For Several Months
Was Well Know Man in Elgin

J. F. Penning died at his home north of town last Monday night, November 14, 1921, after having been sick about a year. He leaves to mourn his loss, his wife, two daughters, Mable and Florence, and one son, Vernon, his mother, Mrs. E. Penning, of LeMars, five brothers, Ike of Washington; Lyman of South Dakota; Albert, Henry and William of LeMars, three sisters, Mrs. Lewis Demaray, of Pipestone, Minn., and Mrs. F. B. Rees, and Mrs. Emma Penticoss, of South Dakota. Another sister died about fifteen years ago.

John Frederick Penning was born near Freeport, Ill., November 28 1880, coming here with his parents about thirty years ago, living on a farm in Fredonia township for a frew years when they moved near Seney. He was married June 10, 1908, to Miss Lula Lancaster.

The funeral was held on Thursday afternoon from the Seney M.E. church and burial made in the Seney cemetery. Rev. B. M. Watson, of Galva, conducting the service.


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