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Hilda Penner

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obits2_0006_Hilda PennerHilda trained as a practical nurse in Abbotsford, B.C. She worked in a dentist’s office and at Vancouver General Hospital. Hilda completed her Royal Conservatory teacher’s certification and taught piano lessons. She was active in church as a Sunday school teacher, Pioneer Girls volunteer and pianist. Hilda and Peter enjoyed travelling, taking daily walks and attending church events. On mission trips to Mississippi, Paraguay, Venezuela and Guatemala, she provided disaster relief, taught English and shared her faith. Hilda and Peter provided foster care to many children. She took delight in tea parties with grandchildren, picnics with family, shopping for blouses and visits with friends. Always cheerful in the face of obstacles, Hilda will be remembered for her kind spirit, love for music and unwavering faith.

  • Birth: October 3, 1939
  • Birthplace:
  • Death: February 20, 2016
  • Parents:
    John & Helena Willms
  • Married:
    Peter Penner, 1982
  • Family:
    Peter; stepchildren Rudolf, Karl (Cindy), Lili (Ray) Krause; 4 grandchildren; 5 siblings
  • Church:
    Clearbrook MB, Abbotsford, B.C.