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Penny Lorenzen

February 23, 1927 — January 28, 2022

Penny Lorenzen, 94, of Gibson City peacefully passed away on Friday January 28, 2022 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Her graveside Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:00am Saturday April 9, 2022 at Drummer Township Cemetery in Gibson City.

Penny was born February 23, 1927 in Clinton, Illinois a daughter of George Wesley and Alice (Palmeson) Henderson. She married Richard “Dick” Lorenzen on April 9th, 1946 at the Shiloh Church. He passed away on March 18, 1983.

She is survived by her three loving children George (Deborah) Lorenzen of Foosland, Mike (Vickie) Lorenzen of Gibson City, and Bonnie (Kenny) Allen of Gibson City. Also, surviving are five grandchildren and many great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers; George Henderson and Frank Luker.

Penny worked as a meat wrapper for over 30 years at Jim’s Food Center, Eisner’s, and then the IGA. She was the President of the VFW Auxiliary for many years, and also was a member of the First Christian Church. Penny will be missed dearly by all that knew and loved her.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, April 9, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Drummer Township Cemetery, Gibson City


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