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Obituary: Christoferson, Penelope “Penny”

Age 76

CHRISTOFERSON, Penelope “Penny” (Age 75) Of Hayden, Idaho, passed away on December 14, 2014.

Penny was born on December 22, 1938 in Grand Coulee, Washington.

She was the daughter of the late Carl Stuart Buchholz and Lillian Faye Buchholz (Pounds).

Penny is survived by her husband John; two children, Eric Christoferson and his wife Jennifer of Sandpoint, ID, Paige Taus and her husband Pete of Plumas Lake, CA; her four grandchildren Elek, Peter, Koen and Parker; her brother, Carl Buchholz and his wife Mary Pachek of Hobart, WA; and by loving in-laws, nieces, nephew and dear friends.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Yates Funeral Home, Hayden Chapel, Hayden, ID.

Memorial gifts may be made to Guide Dogs for the Blind, P.O.

Box 151200, San Rafael, CA 94912-3950.

YATES FUNERAL HOME has been entrusted with the care of final arrangements.

Please visit Penny’s online memorial at and sign her guest book.

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