Jerry E. Pennell

December 24, 1927 - April 30, 2006 

Jerry E. Pennell

December 24, 1927 - April 30, 2006 

Obituary for Jerry E. Pennell

Jerry E. Pennell, age 78, of Holland died Sunday, April 30, 2006 at the Hospice House of Holland.

He was a member of Central Wesleyan Church and a member of its choir. He was a Leader for the Boy Scouts of America. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the Army and was a member of the American Legion. He had worked for C&O Railroad, Canonie Construction and Holland Special Delivery. He was preceded in death by his first wife Janis Pennell (1965) and a stepdaughter Debra Miller (2001).

He is survived by his wife Doris and children:
Jay and Debra Pennell of Rose City MI
Joy Pennell of Stevens Pointe WI
Jill Leask of Holland
Judy and Stan Taylor of Negaunee MI
Jerry and Donna Pennell of Borculo
Jane Pennell and Brad Fowler of Traverse City
Brent Pennell of Traverse City
Step Children:
Jim and Elaine Walters of Zeeland
Richard and Jan Brooks of St Louis MO
Gary and Cheryl Walters of Holland
Roger and Bev Bekius of Zeeland
Rick and Victoria Walters of Zeeland
Mike Miller of Zeeland
38 grandchildren
14 Great grandchildren
James and Helyne Pennell of Traverse City MI
Brothers and sisters in law:
Arthur and Nell Lucas of Coopersville
Jake and Esther Lucas of Jenison
Tom and Betty De Haan of Holland
Harold Lucas of Jenison
Esther Betten of Muskegon
Harley and Ada Rillema of Zeeland
Robert and Dorothy Lucas of Grandville
Dorothy Kobishop of Stevens Point WI
Bob and Elaine Bradburn of Amherst WI
Jim and Ruby Bradburn of Santa Barbara CA
Many nephews, nieces and cousins

A memorial service will be 11:00 AM Thursday, May 4, 2006 in the Chapel at Central Wesleyan Church 446 West 40th Street in Holland. Burial will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9PM at Lakeshore Memorial Services 11939 James Street in Holland. Memorial Contributions may be made to Cornerstone Community Bible Church 6821 " County Road 612 NE Kalkaska, MI 49646 or Hospice of Holland. An on-line registry book is available at for those who cannot attend the services.

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