Healy- Jason Carl “JP” Penka, 44, died on Saturday, September 21, 2019 in Lane County. He was born on July 18, 1975 at Scott City the son of Larry J. & Brenda Lee (Powers) Penka.
Jason was a lifetime Lane County resident. He graduated from Healy High School in 1993 and joined the family farm. He was a lifelong farmer and also did some part time jobs such as helping Rick Roemer dig graves. He was a member of St Theresa Catholic Church of Dighton and the Lane County Bowling Association. He enjoyed cooking, fixing things, mechanics and especially being involved with youth. He was preceded in death by his Mother- Brenda Penka, Step-Mother- Jody Penka and Sister- Monett LaPointe.
He is survived by his Father- Larry Penka of Healy, Brother- Michael and Jamie Penka of Healy, Niece- MacKenzie Penka and 7 Nephews- Nathan Penka, Trenton Cantrell, Brian Penka, Skyler Cantrell, Mitchell Penka, Quinton LaPointe and Kaleb LaPointe.
Funeral Service will be at 10:30 AM Thursday at St Theresa Catholic Church in Dighton with Father Bernard Felix officiating. Burial will be in Dighton Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call from Noon to 8:00 PM Wednesday at Boomhower Funeral Home in Dighton. Memorials are suggested to Jason Penka Memorial Fund in care of Boomhower Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com
Boomhower Funeral Home 145 N. Wichita, Box 891 Dighton, Ks 67839