John David Penner

was born on August 4th, 1909 in Neidnerchoritz, Russia and was called Home to be with his Lord on January 19th, 2011 at the “young” age of 101 and a half years!

John will be lovingly remembered by his two sons, Don (Linda) and David (Joan); five grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, “my girlfriend” Kay in 2001, to whom he was married for 67 and a half years; his twin brother; four other brothers; two sisters; and his parents.

John came to Canada in June, 1923 and had resided in Enderby since 1936.

A Celebration Of John’s Life will be held at the Enderby Evangelical Chapel on Monday, January 24th, 2010 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Scott Hemenway and Pastor Elmer Fehr officiating. Interment will follow in Cliffside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of John to the B.C. Heart & Stroke Foundation, #4-1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 9M9.

Funeral arrangements have been made with


5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5


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