David ‘Butch’ G. Penoske, 65

David "Butch" G. Penoske, 65, of Hartford, passed away at St. Luke’s Medical Center on Friday, April 8, 2011.

He was born on Nov. 21, 1945, to Eddie and Agnes (nee Becker) Penoske.

Butch was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Slinger. He loved crushing aluminum cans, playing bingo, dominos, doing word search books and talking with friends and family.

Butch is survived by his sister, Rosemary (William) Wagner of Hartford; his nieces and nephews, Brenda (Jim) Vogt of Hartford, Toby (Bill) Schickert of Slinger, Whitey (Mary) Wagner of Hartford, Laura (Tony) Strobel of Neosho, Mary Lee (Kevin) Gehring of Iron Ridge, Ed Wagner of Rubicon, Nikki (Jeff) Zimdars of Hartford and Bobbie Jo (Jim) Zuern of Iron Ridge. Also survived by great-nieces and nephews, Jacob and Lucas Vogt, Whitney and Katelyn Schickert, Mason and Logan Wagner, Lindsey, Tyler and Brandie Wagner, Emily, Abigail, Madeline, Gregory and Erika Gehring, Myles and Bryce Zimdars, Ryan, Rachel, Sarah and Adam Zuern and Spanky too. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Butch was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Eddie Penoske Jr.

A Mass of Christian burial for Butch will be held on Friday, April 15, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 202 E. Washington St., Slinger, with the Rev. Richard Stoffel and the Rev. David LaPlante officiating. The visitation will be at Shimon Funeral Home on Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Additional visitation will be held at the church on Friday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service. erment at Old St. Peter’s Cemetery, Slinger.

Memorials to a charity of one’s choice appreciated.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. www.shimonfunerlhome.com.