July 12, 2024

Mary E. Penka  
Age: 73
Died: Sunday, August 9, 2015 at Comfort Care Homes at Founders Crest in Wichita
Born: May 20, 1942 at Hays
Parents: Richard A. & Mary Elizabeth (Miller) Wagner
Marriage: To Fred W. Penka on June 9, 1964 in Hays

Membership: St. Theresa Catholic Church in Dighton

Born and raised in Hays, Mary graduated from Girls Catholic High School and then Fort Hays State College. Mary and her husband moved to Healy where he farmed. Mary went to work for Sharp Brother’s Seed Company in January of 1965 as their secretary and bookkeeper. She retired in March 2001. She loved music, shopping and flower gardening. Mary was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Curtis Penka.

Survivors: Husband Fred W. Penka Healy
Daughter Kimberly A. Hogan Wichita
Sister Norma Schon Newton
3 Grandchildren

Vigil Service: 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Place: St. Theresa Catholic Church in Dighton
Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 13, 2015
Place: St. Theresa Catholic Church in Dighton
Officiating: Father Bernard Felix
Burial: Healy Cemetery
Memorials: St. Theresa Catholic Church or United Methodist Church of Healy in care of Boomhower Funeral Home of Dighton
Calling Hours: 1:00 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at Boomhower Funeral Home

Condolences May Be Sent To: www.garnandfuneralhomes.com