William John PennJuly 22, 1943 ~ July 14, 2017 (age 73)
Age 74, of Summit Township, passed away suddenly of natural causes July 14, 2017. He was born to the late Joseph W And Alma M. (Wellington) Penn in Albion, Michigan January 22, 1943. He graduated from Albion High School, earned an Associates in Business from Jackson Community College, served the nation in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War where he worked maintenance on B-52 bombers, an aircraft he had great respect for. He enjoyed woodworking, nature and loved animals. He is survived by his wife and best friend of 41 years, Janice E. (Wilson) Penn, five children and their families, brothers Joseph and Phillip Penn and his sister, Yvonne Eckel. Cremation has taken place and no public services will be held. Contributions in his memory are directed to any Veterans Service Organization you prefer or the Jackson County Friends of the Animal Shelter, 3370 Spring Arbor Road, Jackson, MI 49203.