MINNIE JANE PENROD
Minnie Jane Penrod was the twelfth and youngest child of David and
Julia Ann Provost Van Wagenen. She was born in Midway, Utah, 16 September 1876. She
received her education in Provo. She married John Abraham Penrod in the Salt Lake Temple,
February 10, 1904. Minnie and John were the parents of one son, Frank Floyd Penrod.
Minnie was a very fine seamstress. She enjoyed knitting and made many attractive and useful articles for her home. She worked in the Relief Society. She was beautiful singer. Minnie was very active politically. She was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention held in Chicago.
FRANK FLOYD PENROD
Frank Floyd Penrod was born in Provo, Utah, on January 13, 1906. He
was the only child of Minnie Jane Van Wagenen and John Abraham Penrod. He spent his life
in Provo, Utah. He attended the city schools, and graduated from the Provo High School and
Brigham Young University. Floyd majored in Animal Husbandry.
Floyd was active in the Church, being an Elder. Like his mother he was active in politics, and also enjoyed singing. He met Jerune Dennis of Marysvale, Utah, and they were married on April 28, 1932, in Provo, Utah. He was the Water Conservationist for Provo City. He loved to fish.
FLOYD STANLEY PENROD
Floyd Stanley Penrod was born in Provo, Utah, on 26 November 1938.
He was the only child of Jerune Dennis and Frank Floyd Penrod. Stanley attended the Provo
City schools, Dixon Junior High. He graduated from Provo High School.
Stanley served his country for three years in the United States Marine Corps. While in the service he was introduced by his buddy and a mutual friend to Josephine Wilson, a beautiful and charming young lady, in Salt Lake City. They corresponded during his term of service. When he returned home their romance blossomed into love. Josephine and Stanley were married July 9, 1960, in Reno, Nevada. She is a daughter of Paris A. and Celia Kaumans Wilson of Salt Lake City.
Stanley is an avid sportsman. He plays golf, tennis, basketball, baseball, bowls and enjoys fishing. His wife is a beautician and has won awards for her artistic hair styling. They are the parents of four lovely children: a lovely little daughter, Cindy, and three fine sons, Michael, Stanley, and David.
Stanley is an operator for the Huskey Oil Company at the present time. He is also attending the University of Utah where he is a Junior. He is working to get his Masters Degree in education.
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