Penelope ‘Penny’ Wallace
Penelope “Penny” Wallace, age 77, of Tomahawk, passed away in Marshfield on July 16, 2021.
Penny was born Feb. 1, 1944 in Canada. She was married to Jack Lee Wallace on April 8, 1961; he passed away in 2008. She lived much of her life in Glenwood, Ill., and had worked at Kmart until her retirement. She recently moved to Tomahawk to be closer to family. Penny enjoyed making crafts, knitting, and had made many treasured items for her family through the years.
Surviving Penny Wallace are two daughters, Debbie Werner-Lane of Tomahawk and Diana (Wayne) Hedwall of California; and siblings, Glen (Shirley) Spinks, Goldie Spinks, Jim (Sandy) Spinks, and Diane Farr all from Canada. She is further survived by seven grandchildren, Mark (Angela) Wallace of Illinois, Shannon (Randy) Morrison of Nevada, PJ (Chad) Childers of Tomahawk, Ashlee Knight of Milwaukee, Nicki (Jaime) Sancen of Illinois, Tonya Knight of Illinois, and Makenzie Werner of Tomahawk. Penny was lovingly known as GG to 21 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Joy Derry and Cliff and Joyce Spinks; her husband, Jack; a son, Mark Wallace; and a grandson, Jay Perry.
Penny’s life was celebrated privately by her family. Krueger Family Funeral and Cremation Services, Tomahawk, assisted the family.