Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 26 June 2012 17:56
Celebration slated for 90th birthday
The family of Bessie Penner-Vogt invites the community to join in her 90th birthday celebration from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at the Hillsboro Senior Center, 212 N. Main.
The celebration is being hosted by her children Glenn and Dianne Lygrisse and Ronald and Melanie Penner.
Bessie Leppke was born June 25, 1922, in rural Hillsboro. In 1940 she was married to Leo Penner and they resided in Hillsboro and Wichita. He predeceased her in 1982.
They had two children, Dianne Lygrisse and Ronald Penner.
In 1986, she married Henry Vogt Jr., and they lived in Oklahoma. He died in 2004.
She moved back to Hillsboro in 2004 and resided there until she recently moved to Wichita to live in assisted living at Sedgwick Plaza.
For those unable to attend, the family is requesting a card shower. Cards may reach her at: Sedgwick Plaza, Apt. 149, 2455 N. Woodlawn, Wichita, KS 67330.
The family ask those attending not bring gifts.