Penny J. Hershberger

Penny Jean Hershberger, 69, of Huntington, IN, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis.

Ms. Hershberger was a homemaker. She was a member of Psi Iota Xi and helped for many years organizing the Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival in Huntington.

She was born Jan. 19, 1948, in Muncie to Elmer and Zella Adams Holland. She married Edward Hershberger on Nov. 25, 1967, and he survives.

Additional survivors include three daughters, Annette (Thomas) Witta and Barbara (Kelly) Burrington, both of Huntington, and Janet (Jeff) Osborn, of Ossian; 11 grandchildren, Caleb (Sara) Witta, Jacob Witta, Sarah Witta, Hannah Witta, Elizabeth Osborn, Logan Osborn, Dylan Osborn, Brandy Collinsworth, Wesley Hershberger, Zachary Burrington and Emily Burrington; and five great-grandchildren.

Calling is Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., with a service following at 4 p.m., at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, Huntington. Private burial will be at a later date.

Memorial gifts may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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