John Robert PENN, age 74, Granger, Indiana, passed away on July 2, 2011 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka, Indiana.
John was born in Mishawaka on January 6, 1937 to the late Forrest W. and Helen G. (LESLIE) PENN.
On December 22, 1956 he married Mona L. REEVES who survives.
John graduated from Tri-State University, Angola, Indiana with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He and his brother Richard A. PENN own and operate United Tool and Engineering in Mishawaka. John and Mona have owned a home and been very active on Big Fish Lake, Marcellus for many years. John was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Surviving besides his wife, Mona are his children John R. PENN Jr., of Mishawaka and Leslie A (Brian "Max") PODELL of Granger; his granddaughter, Aubrey L. PODELL of Boston, Massachusetts. He is also survived by his brother, Richard (Marsha) PENN of Marcellus; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 3 - 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at the McGann Hay, Granger Chapel, 13260 SR 23, Granger, Indiana. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday July 8, 2011, with visitation one hour prior.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGannHay.com
from The Marcellus News
July 7, 2011
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