PENNY, William James “Jim”

Posted: April 21st, 2023

WILLIAM JAMES “JIM” PENNY 1927 – 2023 William James “Jim” Penny, formerly of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family, into the arms of our Lord on Tuesday, April 18, 2023, at Rockyview Hospital in Calgary.
Jim was predeceased by his loving wife of over 66 years, Hazel Brovold Penny; son Dr. Foster James Penny (Joan, also deceased); infant granddaughter Shannen Lee Pattenden; parents Jim Penny and Mabel Foster Penny; in laws Peter Brovold and Anna Dravland Brovold; three sisters Pat Robb (Ian), Elaine Taylor (Mac) and Ana Johnson (Warren), as well as Hazel’s ten brothers and sisters.
Jim is survived by his daughter Aarol Lee Penny Pattenden (Ken); granddaughter Andrea Penny; grandson Brodie James Pattenden; granddaughter Chelsea Bailey Pattenden Korstrom (Jamie); great grandson Henrik Foster Korstrom and his great granddaughter Harlow Penny Korstrom.
Jim’s was a life well lived as a Christian, a loving husband, an amazing father and grandfather and an excellent son, brother and friend. He has left an indelible mark on all of our hearts and his family was blessed by his love and presence.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:30am on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at ST. ANDREWS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 1818 – 5 Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta with Reverend Daniel Surya, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Jim’s name may be made to the Alzheimer Society, Diabetes Association or to the ALS Society.
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  1. David Riehl says:

    I was very saddened to hear of the passing of Jim, every time we had a few moments of conversation while visiting at “Jim’s Toy Shed” it always was pleasant and an Honor to discuss the headline topics, his Grandkids and the outlook that Jim had on life. He was a man of great history and accomplishments. Jim will me missed but never forgotten, please accept our condolences to all the Family from the Neighbors by the Airport.

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