Larry D. Penny, Jr.

Larry D. Penny, Jr.

Larry D. Penny, Jr. of Otsego, Michigan , died suddenly Tuesday, January 22, 2008, at his home. Larry was born December 5, 1966 in Millington, Tennessee, to Larry Sr. and Joyce (Conley) Penny. He was a 1985 graduate of Plainwell High School, did his Army basic training at Ft. Dix, NJ, AIT training at Ft. Benning, GA, and received additional military training, including a PLDC and served as an Assistant Platoon Sergeant and Motor Pool Sergeant. Larry loved hunting, fishing and following NASCAR racer, Jeff Gordon. He was a good father, son and brother. He had many friends and loved helping others. Surviving are his fiancée, Penny Kawakami of Otsego; two sons, Ethan Penny of Otsego and Sean Penny and his fiancée Ashley Rustenholtz of Kalamazoo, his mother and father, Joyce and James Wilson of Sioux City, Iowa; his father, Larry (Betty) Penny, Sr. of Allegan; his step-father, Fred Misner of Plainwell; his grandmother, Bonnie Schlenker of S. Sioux City, Nebraska; his fiancee’s mother, Aurora Kawakami of Otsego; siblings, Steve (Kathy) Penny of Olivet, Jackie (Scott) Delpiere of Allegan, Greg (fiancée Teresa) Penny of Otsego, Michelle (Scott) Root of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Marsha (Dustin) Craft of Merrill, Iowa and Melinda (Chris) Johnson of Sioux City, Iowa; step-brother and 2 step-sisters, Kenny (Amy) Wrobleski of Otsego, Cheryl Wrobleski of Kalamazoo and Tina Biesbrock of Allegan; many nieces and nephews. Friends may meet the family from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Sunday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where  services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, Pastor Bill Blair officiating. Military Graveside Honors at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego, will be conducted by V.F.W. Post #3030. Contributions in memory of Larry may be made to an education fund for Ethan.

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  1. christy says:

    i miss you dad and i wish you could have been here to see your grandson be born i will always love you dad

  2. christy says:

    happy b_day i wanted to be the frist to tell you i miss you so much i hope you and your grandson are ok where ever you guys are love you both and miss u

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