Ruth Penning, 89, of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota formerly of Le Mars, Iowa passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Saint Therese at Oxbow Lake Nursing Home in Brooklyn Park. A celebration of Ruth's life will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 12, 2012 at Seney United Methodist Church in Seney, Iowa. Reverend Roger Kurtenbach will officiate. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be one hour prior to service on Monday at the church. The Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars are in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.