CRYSTAL LAKE – Pearl Marie Penoyer, a longtime resident of Crystal Lake, passed away Friday, April 5, 2013, in Germantown, Tenn.
For nearly 30 years, Pearl worked for School District 47. Pearl held the title of district manager for school cafeterias. She was well known for being "grandma" to all the schoolchildren. Pearl will be remembered as a wonderfully upbeat woman with her beautiful smile and positive outlook.
Pearl is survived by her loving children, Terrie (Duane) Larson of Bartlett, Tenn., and David (Jaye) Penoyer of Dundee; grandchildren, Courtney Larson of Alexandria, Va., Laura Larson of Bloomington, Steven Larson of Bartlett, Tenn., Ethan and Christopher Penoyer of Dundee, Jennifer Penoyer of Woodstock and Sarah (Jeffrey) Bell of Crystal Lake; her great-grandson, Tristan Penoyer of Crystal Lake; and her sister, Charlotte Wichmann of Phoenix.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Otis Penoyer; and a brother, Arnold Rosenthal.
A memorial visitation for Pearl will be from 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4, until the service at noon at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E Terra Cotta Ave. (Route 176), Crystal Lake.
Memorial donations may be made to the
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For information, call the funeral home at 815-459-3411.