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Abe Penner

June 05, 1931 - February 16, 2017


Abraham “Abe” Penner, 85, Fargo passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 at ManorCare Health Services, Fargo.

Abe was born on June 5, 1931 in Langdon, North Dakota to Jacob and Caty (Veer) Penner. He attended school in Langdon before entering the U.S. Army on June 30, 1954. He married Vivian Penner on October 28, 1971 at Grace Lutheran Church, Fargo. He owned and operated Abe’s cleaning service for several years, retiring in 1995.

Abe was an avid bowler and bowled for many years at the Bowler and enjoyed wood working.

He is survived by his son, Chris (Bobbi) Penner, step-children; Monty (Judy) Meyer, Janie (Don) Grindahl, Rick (Martha) Meyer, Kevin (Mary) Meyer, Lisa (Steve) Kimbrell and Carl Penner, Boni Franklin, Jeannie Fitzsimmons 17 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 2 sisters.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Vivian and several siblings.

Funeral Service: 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 1:00 P.M.


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4 responses to “Abe Penner”

  1. Ted Veer says:

    Another cousin passed into eternity. I well remember playing at the family farm. I was more the age of Nick and Isaac. MayGod comfort your hearts.

  2. Eileen Turner says:

    Abe was first cousin, went to same school and liked to go to their farm to visit. Eileen veer Turner

  3. Tom Arens-Penner Cleveland, N.D. says:

    Grandpa John Penner often talked about his cousins. Abe was one of them. God Bless all the memories.

  4. Chris C says:

    Sending our deepest sympathy and condolences to your family. May the God of all comfort strengthen you to cope and endure this difficult time.

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