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Penny Jean Hudson

Friday, November 5, 2010

Penny Jean Hudson
Penny Jean Hudson, 38, of Cherokee, passed away Wednesday morning, Nov. 3, 2010 in the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 6, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Craig Cummins will officiate. Visitation will be today from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. with the family present from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home. It was Penny's wish to be cremated. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com. Penny was born on Feb. 16, 1972 at Sioux City, to Richard and Sheryl Hoeppner. She graduated from Cherokee Washington High School in 1990. She attended the University of Phoenix for two years. She was married to John Hudson on March 24, 2005 in Cherokee. She had worked for Liberty Food Service for four years and then for Tyson Foods in Cherokee for 15 years until her health failed. She loved spending time with her family and friends and was so looking forward to the birth of her first grandchild. She is survived by her husband John: three daughters: Cassie Schmidt, Cheyenne Hudson and Sierra Hudson all at home in Cherokee; three step-children: Phelan Hudson of Larrabee; Destiny Hudson of Larrabee; Trevor Hudson of Apache Junction, Ariz.; three sisters: Bridgette Epperson of Concordia, Mo.; Brenda Schweback of Cherokee; Becky Hoeppner of Cherokee; one brother Ron Schweback and his wife Kim of Cherokee.