Welcome to the memorial page for

William John Penn

July 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.  Those who wish can join the family at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan on Friday August 25 at 1:30 pm where interment with full Military Honors will take place.   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.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Jackson County Friends of the Animal Shelter
3370 Spring Arbor Road, Jackson MI 49203

 Service Information

Military Honors
August 25, 2017

1:30 PM
Fort Custer National Cemetery
15501 W Dickman Rd
Augusta, MI 49012

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