Samual Robert Penkala

Samual Robert Penkala Friends and family of Samual Robert Penkala, 42, will gather for a celebration of his life at American Legion Post 76 located at 570 S. Gary Ave., Carol Stream, IL 60188, on Sunday, Jan. 6, from 1 to 5 p.m. Sam was the son of Leo G. (Roberta Stout) Penkala and Sharon L. Greenwood (Robert) Melohn; brother of Leo (Teri) Penkala and Ken (Cassie) Major; and uncle of Nicolette (Justin) Mallott, Robbie and Jenna Penkala, and Sean and Megan Grist. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in his memory, to the Special Olympics, which Sam supported with his time and talents. Arrangements by DuPage Cremations, Ltd. and Memorial Chapel, 630-293-5200.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Jan. 4, 2013