Posted: November 23rd, 2017

Hilda Penner, formerly of Rosemary, Brooks, and Medicine Hat, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 21st, 2017 at the age of 94. Left to cherish her memory are her beloved husband John; children Layol (Doug) McRae, Cheryl (Ray) Bergen, and Glade (Phyllis) Penner; grandchildren Paige Riegel, Kelsey (John) Anderson, Melanie (Peter) Bosomworth, Andrew (Brett) Bergen, Matthew (Amber) Penner, and Cameron Penner, and 16 great-grandchildren. Hilda arrived in Canada from Osterwick, Russia at the age of 5 months. The family settled first in Harris, SK., then Clemenceau, Irma, and Calgary, AB. She moved to Rosemary, AB in 1951, when she married John. Here they built a life and raised their family. Hilda’s life was one of faith and service. She gave generously of her time, talents, and wisdom. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 24th at 2:00 PM from the Rosemary Mennonite Church. Rev. Frank Krulicki officiating. Interment at Rosemary Cemetery. In memory of Hilda, if friends desire, memorial tributes may be made to Mennonite Central Committee, Suite 210, 2946 – 32 Street N.E., Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6J7.

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  1. Irene Rempel says:

    I am so sorry for the loss of Mrs. Penner. I remember her as such a generous loving lady. She had an easy smile and a very kind tone. She would bring delicious baked goods to church functions. Thoughts and prayers with the family. May she Rest in Peace.

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