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Jeanette M. Penegor

MINNEAPOLIS - Jeanette M. Penegor, 76, of Watertown, Minn., died Monday Dec. 2, 2019, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 1 p.m., at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Watertown.

Jeanette Marie (Chaput) Penegor was born May 10, 1943, in Hancock, Mich., the daughter of Edward and Bertha (Frisk) Chaput. She grew up in the Upper Peninsula and graduated from White Pine High School in 1961. Jeanette was united in marriage with Dale Penegor on Aug. 18, 1962.

Jeanette was a dedicated mother to her seven children and cherished being a grandmother. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and reading. Often Jeanette would be found working on a puzzle while watching cooking programs. She'll be remembered for being strong and determined with a very caring nature.

Jeanette is preceded in death by her parents; son, Jeffrey; son-in-law, Michael Herlehy; and sister Pauline Ison.

Jeanette is survived by her loving family: children, Michael (Eleanora) Penegor of Breckenridge, Colo., Robert Penegor of Breckenridge, Stephen (Jodene) Penegor of Watertown, Sherri Herlehy of Chicago, Duane (Kristin) Penegor of Madison, Wis., and Scott (Correne) Penegor of Saukville, Wis .; grandchildren, Victoria and Brendan Penegor, Alexus, Logan, Lyndsey and Lucas Penegor, Conner, McKenna and Madison Herlehy, Riley and Kai Penegor, and Taylor Penegor; brother, Thomas (Deb) Chaput; and other relatives and many dear friends.

Arrangements with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia.