September 1, 1932– Chortitz, Manitoba
November 12, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta
It is with profound sadness but with peaceful hearts that we bid farewell to Jake for he has ascended to the Kingdom of Heaven to be with our Lord Jesus Christ.
Jake was the fifth child of fifteen born to Isaac and Maria Penner.
Jake is first and foremost remembered by his loving wife Iris, a woman with steadfast heart and enduring tenderness. Jake is survived by his daughters Barbara (Michal Colborne), Tammay (Ian Cruikshank), and Robynn (David Colborne); six grandchildren Ross Cruikshank, Anna Cruikshank, Celeste Colborne, Jack Cruikshank, James Colborne, Amelia Colborne and by his remaining twelve siblings. He is predeceased by his mother Maria, father Isaac and brothers Ike and Martin.
Funeral Services will be held at First Alliance Church (123456 – 40 Street S.E.) on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. We wish to thank the dedicated staff at the Beverly Midnapore for their compassion in the care of Jake over the years. If friends so desire memorial tributes may be made directly to the Ups and Down: Calgary Down’s Syndrome Association, 1940 6 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 0W3 Telephone: (403) 289-4394.
In living memory of Jake Penner, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences