Peacefully, at her home surrounded by her children on Sunday, January 10, 2016 of Exeter. Beloved wife of the late Don Penninga (1980). Cherished mother of Jane Penninga of Exeter, Rob Penninga and Rose Patton of London, Judy and Bryan Kestle of Strathroy, Joyce and Gary Wurm of Exeter, Debbie Penninga and Shaun Connor of Exshaw, Alberta, and Don and Amy Penninga of Exeter. Beloved grandmother of Steven; Marisa, Anthony; Brianna, Michelle, Ryan; Rick (Heather), and Emily (David). Dear great-grandmother of Annabelle. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Susanna Speir of Varna, Andrew and Ruth Imanse of Brea, California, Peter and Jean Imanse of Goderich, John Imanse of Varna, John and Rita Hoogenes of Brucefield, JoAnne and John Forestell of Guelph, and Darlene and Peter Stastny of London. Fondly remembered by several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Predeceased by her brother Frank, sister Janice DeVries, and brother-in-law Robert Speir.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The funeral service will be held at the Exeter Christian Reformed Church, 330 Huron Street West, Exeter on Friday, January 15th at 11 AM with Pastor Kevin teBrake officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery.
Donations to the Saint Elizabeth Health Care would be appreciated by the family.