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Carol Penkava

d. October 21, 2015

Carol Agnes (Reinartz) Penkava of Lyle, died Wednesday October 21, 2015 at her home north of Lyle. She was born January 26, 1941 in Austin, MN to Andrew and Josephine (Miller) Reinartz. She grew up in the Austin area and was a graduate of Austin Senior High School. On November 28, 1959 she married Donald Penkava at St. Augustine’s Parish. Carol worked at Hormel Foods for 42 years as a secretary from 1958 to 2001 upon her retirement. She enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, crocheting, and needle work. Carol spent much time tending her flower gardens with her dog, Bandit. She also faithfully cheered on the Vikings for many years even though they never won a Superbowl for her. Survivors include her daughter, Kathy (Miguel) Garcia, Ames, IA; son, Allen (Mary) Penkava, Austin, MN; sister, Maxine (Donald) Antl, Owatonna, MN; brother, Marvin (Janet) Reinartz, Longmont, CO; sister-in-law, Jean Reinartz, Rockford, MN; six grandchildren, Christopher, Joshua, Michelle, Melanie, Mercedes, and Joanna; one great-granddaughter, Ariahnna; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald; parents Andrew and Josephine; one brother, Richard; and two sisters, Bernadine and Lorraine. Visitation: 4 to 6 PM on Sunday at Mayer Funeral Home with a CCW rosary at 4 PM and also one hour before the service at the funeral home on Monday. Service: 1 PM, Monday, October 26, 2015 at Mayer Funeral Home with Father Dale Tupper officiating. Casket bearers will be Michelle Penkava, Melanie Penkava, Joanna Garcia, Mercedes Garcia, John Penkava, and Darwin Noble. Interment: Grandview Cemetery, Austin. Funeral Home: Mayer Funeral Home Condolences may be left online at www.mayerfh.com

Service Information


Cemetery

Grandview Cemetery
US 218
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Sunday, October 25 2015
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW P.O. Box 27
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Monday, October 26 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW P.O. Box 27
Austin MN 55912


Service

Monday, October 26 2015
1:00 PM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW P.O. Box 27
Austin MN 55912

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