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Betty Jo (Frauenfelder) Penny

Posted 2022-09-16 by mhenderson
Published by Yuma Sun on Sep. 14, 2022 -
Yuma, Arizona

>> Betty Josephine "Bo Peep" Penny <<
>> October 29, 1932 - September 5, 2022 <<

Betty Jo Penny, 89, passed away on September 5, 2022 at her home. Bo
Peep was born on her family farm in Gadsden, Arizona to Henry and Betty
Frauenfelder along with her three sisters Marie Meichi, Rachel, Ruthie
and brother Roger.

After graduating from Yuma High School in 1950, she soon married Bill R.
Penny and raised four children together: Robin (Havins), Billy, Jeff and
John. She was a 25 year loyal employee of the University of Arizona
Experimental Station. She was fun-loving, kind hearted and a wonderful
lady whose smile would light up a room.

Bo Peep is proceeded in death by her husband Bill and daughter Robin.

She is survived by her three sons Billy, Jeff and John, 11 grandchildren
Sarah, Jake, Kate, Leigh, Liam, Colin, Emily, Sidney, Jack, Gigi and
Grace with 15 great-grandchildren and one arriving soon to carry on her

Our family is full of gratitude for her three caregivers Shantell, Noemi
and Maria. They are true angels. We also want to thank the Hospice of
Yuma for their care and compassion.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Hospice of Yuma in her

Services will be held Friday September 16, 2022 at 9:00 am at Johnson's
Mortuary. We love you, Bo Peep.

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