Joseph D. Penner, 90, died Monday, April 9, 2018, at Kidron Bethel in North Newton. He was born on August 11, 1927, in Newton, the son of Daniel and Marie Boese Penner. Joseph was raised in the Burrton area and graduated from Bethel Academy. He married Florene Viola Riesen on Sept. 15, 1949, at the Grace Hill Mennonite Church in rural Newton. They lived in
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