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Louise Penny

   Louise Ann Siefen Penny, 88, of Fountain City, passed away peacefully in the presence of her family on Monday, April 22, in the comfort of home.

   She was born on July 22,1930 in Detroit, Michigan to John Forest and Inez Susan Huntley Siefen. She married James V. Penny on October 23, 1953. They raised their family and were blessed with 33 years together until his death on February 14, 1987.

   Mrs. Penny was a member of the former Fountain City United Methodist Church and formerly worked at the Happy Time Preschool there. She was a homemaker and babysat for several children over the years who came to know her as Aunt Louise and Grandma Penny. She formerly worked in the dietary department at Reid Health. She volunteered at the Levi Coffin House and was once recognized as Parade Marshal of Levi Coffin Days.

   Mrs. Penny will be missed by her children, Dennis & Vicky Penny, Debbie & Buster Newton, Donna & Kurt Jones,
Phyllis & Bill Newton and Joyce Robinson; 15 grandchildren, William & Vicki Newton, Kim & Duane Pettit, Laura & Max Adams, Rebecca & Tony Ward, Brandi Skeeters, Michelle & James Jacobs, Abre & Todd Todeff, Keith Penny, Missy Fisher, Travis Newton, Michael & Misty Gray, Chad & Cassie Newton, Amber Palmeri, Matt Palmeri, Rylee Jones 47great-grandchildren, 20 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Carolyn Huckleburg.

   Mrs. Penny was preceded in death by her parents, husband, grandson, Scott Matthew Penny; sister, Dorothy Tucker and brother, John Siefen.

   A funeral ceremony will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 26, at the Smith-McQuiston & Webster Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.

   Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, at the funeral home.

   Memorial contributions may be sent to the Levi Coffin House Association, PO Box 77, Fountain City, IN 47341 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 50, Indianapolis, IN 46240


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Sorry for your loss. Louise was always moving and working. She gave a lot to Fountain City.

Sharon Shelton Jun 15 2020 12:00 AM

Prayers and fond memories are what we have to remember our dearly departed. My most heartfelt condolences.

Rev. John E. Siefen Jul 28 2019 12:00 AM

I want to express my deepest sympathy to my aunt's family and friends. I will be saying a prayer for you. Much love.

David Penny Apr 26 2019 12:00 AM

I remember Louise growing up in Fountain City in the 60s. Always lots of energy and spunk! An awesome woman. Condolences to all of her family.

Theresa (Bowman) Sinnett Apr 25 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of your loss, my prayers are with you all as you celebrate her passing to a better place. May God's grace surround you all as you move forward with all your precious memories of better days.

Shelley Newton Apr 24 2019 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry to my extended family. She was a great mother in-law and I will never forget the times we had for the 16 years I was able to spend with you and all your family. I know she is with your dad and grandmother. Thinking of you and everyone.

Bob Palmeri Apr 24 2019 12:00 AM

An Among the Clouds Basket was sent on April 23, 2019

Rest in Peace Grandma- Say Hi to Grandpa and the others. Love Michelle, James and Noah

Expression of Sympathy Apr 23 2019 12:00 AM

Memories are we would spend time at Grandpa Farm. My family traveling and asking to get to her house by 3:00 pm for snack time. Aunt Louise love you and say hello to mom(Dorothy)

Lora Schumann Apr 23 2019 12:00 AM

A Small Dish Garden was ordered on April 23, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Apr 23 2019 12:00 AM

Dear Penny Family, So sorry for your loss. She was a very sweet person. God Bless,

Mike and Sandy Reynolds Apr 23 2019 12:00 AM

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