Helen Louise Penwell, age 91 of Upper Sandusky died at 11:15AM Sun Jan 27, 2013 at her daughter's residence in Upper Sandusky. She was born July 1, 1921 in Bainbridge to the late Homer Lloyd and Eva (Mustard) Lansing.
On Mar. 23, 1938 she married Nelson "Nels" Penwell who preceded her in death on Apr. 4, 1980. She is survived by 6 daughters Frances Savage, Forest, June Myers, Upper Sandusky, Alice Burton, Dunkirk, Diane Beltz, Forest, Beatrice Mardis, Upper Sandusky, a son Lloyd Penwell, Upper Sandusky, a sister Loreen Shumaker, 30 grandchildren, 53 great grandchildren and 36 great great grandchildren. Mrs. Penwell was preceded in death by a son James Nelson Penwell, 2 daughters Grace Swails and Mary Powell, an infant baby brother and 4 sisters Dorothy Miller, Flossie Johnson, Opal Lansing and Grocie Lawhorn. .
Mrs. Penwell was a homemaker and of the Christian faith. Planting flowers, especially roses and spending time with her grandchildren were some of her enjoyments.
A graveside service will be held Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 10:30AM in the Hueston Cemetery, Forest. Visitation will be held Tues Jan 29, 2013 from 4-7PM in the Bringman Clark Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Helen Penwell Memorial Fund in care of Bringman Clark Funeral Home 226 E. Wyandot Ave. Upper Sandusky, OH 43351.
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