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George Penner

PENNER, George - George Penner was born November 28, 1923 to parents Abraham and Justine Penner in the Teddington district. He passed away October 15, 2016. George married Margaret Peters on November 5, 1950. They were blessed with five children: Bev (Fred) Butuk - Insinger, Walt (Jane) Penner - Saskatoon, Mel (Terri) Penner - Langham, Wayne (Susanna) Penner -Theodore, Karen (Alfred) Turtle - Matensville. George's family also includes eleven grandchildren and their partners: Angela and Alan (Sonja) Butuk, Mike (Jazz), Jeff (Candice), Steven and Rob (Kayla) Penner, Kelly Fehr and Dianne Penner, Terrance (Jaycee), Ryan (Ellen) and Dylan Turtle. And eleven great-grandchildren: Colby and Tristan Fehr (Penner), Sean and Kayden Penner, Rylan, Jadyn, Maren and Freya Butuk, Taylor and Thaedon Turtle, Rain Penner, Loewen. George was the youngest of six children and was predeceased by his parents and all his brothers and sisters. George liked listening to old-time music, watching Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune and nature shows. Mom would often read him stories and scriptures from the Bible. George liked having visitors and told many stories of the past which everyone enjoyed hearing. George will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. The funeral service was held on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Bethany Mennonite Church, Lost River with Pastor Jeremy Sherwood and Pastor Brian Enns officiating. George was laid to rest in Bethany Mennonite Church Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Bethany Mennonite Church or Bethany Mennonite Church Cemetery. To send online condolences please visit The family placed their trust with COVENTRY FUNERAL SERVICES , Nipawin, SK 306-862-4233.13110640
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