She was born on Nov. 24, 1953, at McPherson to Jake and Florence (Balzer) Penner. The family lived in Inman and then in Salina, where she graduated from El-Saline High School. She also attended Calgary Bible College at Three Hills, Alberta, Canada.
On Oct. 6, 1973, she married Mark McKee at Salina. They had lived in the Edna area since their marriage. They worked together in the operation of Parsons Livestock Market on U.S. 59 highway north of Parsons. She attended Center Bethel Church near Parsons. She was devoted to her family and was the loving grandmother of four grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Mark McKee of the home; a son, Jason McKee, his wife, Jamie, and their children, Caleb and Chloe, of Owasso, Okla.; a daughter, Monica Allard, her husband, Les, and their children, Lucas and Lily, of Willard, Mo.; her father, Jake Penner of Edna; her mother-in-law, Beverly McKee of Edna; two brothers, Jay D. Penner and his wife, Rose, of St. James, Mo., and Al R. Penner and his wife, Ruth, of Edna; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death was her mother, Florence Penner; and her father-in-law, Denzil McKee.
The service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Center Bethel Church, south of Parsons at 18,000 and Queens roads. Burial will be in North Edna Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Carson-Wall Funeral Home, Parsons.
Memorials are suggested to Bible Impact Ministries and may be left at or sent to the funeral home at Box 942, Parsons, 67357.
Online condolences may be left at www.wallfuneralservices.com.