Penny Lee Kapp, 67, of Breese died on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese.
A funeral service was held on Tuesday, May 26 at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Highland, with the Rev. Christopher W. Hill, senior pastor, officiating. Burial was in Highland City Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland.
She was born on March 10, 1948 in Highland to Leo Bernard and June Kathryn (Stock) Kapp.
She grew up on the family farm with her parents. She had been a resident of Clinton Manor in New Baden. For the last 20 years, she has lived at Breese CILA. She enjoyed watching old game shows and Disney movies on T.V. She also liked playing with stuffed animals, receiving mail, weekly manicures, and coloring.
Survivors include a sister, Kay M. Wellen of Highland; and nephews, Jeffery A. Wellen of Glen Carbon and Matthew J. Wellen of Wheaton, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her father, who died on Dec. 2, 1994; her mother, who died on Jan. 8, 1994; and a brother-in-law, Dennis H. Wellen, who died on Aug. 8, 2007.
Memorials may be made to Community Link Inc. in Breese.