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Penny Wyss

May 18, 1953 — August 10, 2022

Penny Wyss, age 69 of Kempner, Texas, left this world on August 10, 2022, surrounded by her family.

There are no services scheduled at this time.

Penny was born on May 18, 1953, in Portola, California to Marlin James Buchholz and Delores Oatman Buchholz. She was later raised by her father, Marlin, and stepmother, Velma Danley.

Penny is survived by her husband of 51 years, Paul Wyss, and their three children, Tanya Wyss, Deedee Wyss, and Chris Wyss. She was also the proud grandmother of Kenzie Lee Wyss, who Penny and Paul raised together. Penny was preceded in death by parents Marlin James Buchholz and Delores Oatman, as well as stepmother, Velma Danley. Penny grew up and attended school in Chapman, Kansas.

Penny lived life to its fullest and always looked for the beauty and joy in everything that she did. She easily made lifelong friendships, and most would describe her as witty, feisty, loyal, and compassionate. Penny’s heart knew no bounds and she was always there to offer support to anyone that needed a hand or a listening ear. She also had a deep love for animals. During her life, Penny enjoyed many hobbies and interests including sewing, gardening, reading, and collecting jewelry and antiques. She also enjoyed traveling with her husband, Paul, and has visited all 50 states and numerous countries.

Penny was much loved and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, please contribute to No Kid Hungry, the American Cancer Society, or a charity of your choice in Penny’s memory.

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