Maxine L. Penney, age 93, formerly of Winnebago, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at JB’s Homes in Lakeville.
Memorial services will be held at 11am on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Winnebago. Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Blue Earth. Visitation time will be one hour prior to services at church. Patton Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com.
Maxine was born on May 13, 1929 in Albert Lea to Wilheim Archibald “Archie” and Salvina Matilda (Erickson) Nelson. She attended and graduated from Winnebago High School. On August 19, 1947, Maxine married Paul G. Penney. Maxine was a homemaker and a farm wife through and through. She also worked as a librarian at the Winnebago School for some time, and later worked for MET in the assembly line.
Maxine loved being a farmer’s wife and taking care of her family. She also enjoyed cooking and gardening. She had a love for flowers.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Doug (Jan) Penney of Prior Lake, Jeff (Mary) Penney of Eden Prairie, Greg (Connie) Penney of Colorado Springs, CO, Steve (Carol) Penney of Highland Village, TX; her daughter, Pam Holm of Winnebago; sister, Margaret Kieper; sisters-in-law, LaVonne Maertens and Rosemary Riggs; brother-in-law, Dale Jordan; 12 grandchildren; and 24 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul; sister, Marlene Jordan; sister-in-law, Nadine Penney; brothers-in-law, Paul Kieper, Francis Penney, Norb Maertens, and Stan Riggs; son-in-law, Bob Holm; a grandson, Ryan Penney; and one infant great granddaughter, Kylie Marie Thoren.