Phyllis J. Penrose


Phyllis J. Penrose, 91, Elkhart, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Hubbard Hill Estates.
She was born to Frank J. and Ruth A. (Troyer) McClure, May 25, 1927, in Mishawaka.
Phyllis married Morris N. Penrose Oct. 19, 1951, in South Bend. He preceded her in death May 26, 2005.
She was also preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Alice Rickert.
Phyllis was employed for 21 years at the Pierre Moran Branch of First National Bank, retiring from Ameritrust Bank in January 1990.
Phyllis was a member of Faith United Methodist Church (coming from the former Simpson UM Church). She was past treasurer of AARP Chapter 848; treasurer of Esther Circle and treasurer of the JOY Group, both at Faith United Methodist Church, and treasurer of Hubbard Hill Estates Auxiliary. She enjoyed reading, playing cards and Wii bowling.
Phyllis is survived by son, Steven (Sandy) Penrose, Elkhart; daughters, Marcia D. (Roger) Korenstra, Syracuse, and Cheryl A. (James) Roush, Fort Wayne; three grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; a great-grandson; and 10 step-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be at Hubbard Hill Estates Saturday, Jan. 26, from 10 a.m. to noon with the funeral service immediately following. The Rev. Tim Henke will officiate.
Burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola.
Memorial contributions may be made to Faith United Methodist Church, 22045 C.R. 18, Goshen, IN 46528 or Hubbard Hill Estates, 28070 C.R. 24, Elkhart, IN 46517.
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