The Lusk Herald
May 14, 1970
Former Resident Charles Penn Dies in Arizona May 2
Charles A. Penn, 76, died May 2 at Scottsdale, Ariz. Funeral services were held in Casper May 6 with burial in the Memorial Gardens. He was a brother of Mrs. Velda Miller and Lee and Albert Penn, all of Lusk.
He was born December 5, 1893 to Hezekiah and Anna Penn at Humbolt, Neb. He grew to manhood there and moved to Wymore, Neb. in 1914. He and Leona Schown were married June 10, 1915. They moved to Lusk in 1917 and homesteaded northwest of Hat Creek. In 1929 the family moved to Casper where he was a carpenter until his recent retirement.
In December 1969 he went to Scottsdale to visit his daughter, Mrs. Evelyn Schaffer, where he was living at the time of his death. His wife, parents and two sisters died previously.
Survivors include three children, Leo of Casper, Mrs. Schaffer of Scottsdale, and Mrs. Dorothy Meredith of Benwood, W. Va., six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren , two sisters, Mrs. Miller of Lusk and Mrs. Iva McGinnis of Casper; two brothers, Lee and Albert of Lusk.
Mrs. Miller and Lee Penn attended the service.
Emery Lonell McGinnis (September 28, 1911 - January 23, 1974)Iva M. McGinnis (September 22, 1886 - September 25, 1970)James Grant McGinnis (July 14, 1888 - September 27, 1964)Aubry Raymond Miller (May 30, 1893 - July 22, 1969)George Aubry Miller (July 21, 1924 - July 21, 1954)Velda Bernice Miller (August 2, 1905 - June 25, 1990)Wyoma Velda Miller (March 16, 1923 - May 13, 1933)Albert Lewis Penn (January 26, 1892 - May 22, 1971)Anna Blanch Penn (September 10, 1899 - December 20, 1957)Leo Clayton Penn (April 28, 1896 - July 11, 1974)William H. Powell (December 19, 1918 - June 2, 1989)Zelma Viola Powell (January 19, 1919 - January 4, 1988)Orese Lois Vondra (December 20, 1931 - January 8, 2017)Verne Lee Vondra (December 18, 1926 - February 26, 1992)Grace E. Whitmore (March 21, 1889 - January 3, 1965)Helen T. Whitmore (June 26, 1905 - January 20, 2005)Richard Charles Whitmore (December 14, 1942 - December 22, 1987)Richard Brece Whitmore (May 11, 1907 - May 27, 1964)
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