Helen Elizabeth Powers Pennington

February 22, 1906 - March 11, 1992

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1929 or 1930

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November 1965

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1976 or 1977

Pennington.  Helen Elizabeth Powers. Longtime resident of Mpls for over 50 years, died on March 11, 1992. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Lancaster Pennington, grandson of former Soo Line Railroad President & prominent Minneapolitan Edmund Pennington. Mrs. Pennington is survived by 4 daughters, Penny Pennington of Vancouver, WA, Patricia Carol Idstrom of Morehead City, NC, Virginia Elizabeth Pennington of Washington. DC & Helen Sue Krook of Mpls; one son, Jack Pennington of Atlanta; 2 sisters. Penny Powers Olsen & Irene Powers Carpenter; sister-in law, Kay Powers; stepmother, Hilda Powers of Stevens Point, WI; 12 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren. She was active in many community activities in Mpls throughout the years, including membership in several groups at St. Mark's Cathedral & U of M fraternal organizations. A memorial service for Helen Pennington is scheduled for Wednesday, March 19 at 1 pm at St. Mark's Cathedral on Oak Grove In Mpls. Memorials In her name may be made to the U of M Landscape Arboretum.

Published in Minneapolis Star-Tribune

  • Born: February 22, 1906, Burlington, WI
  • Married: October 30, 1926
  • Died: March 11, 1992, Lithonia, GA


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