Helen ‘Penny’ Stoddard | PostIndependent.com

Helen ‘Penny’ Stoddard

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Helen “Penny” Stoddard, 85, formerly of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, passed away April 1, 2010 in Boulder, Colorado.

Memorial services will be at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Glenwood Springs on Sunday, April 25, at 2 p.m. A reception will follow at the church.

Penny was born Dec. 19, 1924 in San Bernardino, California, the daughter of Edgar Bache and Edith Bryant Pendleton and granddaughter of General Joseph Henry Pendleton for which Camp Pendleton, at Oceanside, CA is named.

Penny spent her childhood in California, Kansas, and Nebraska moving to Denver in 1940. After graduating from South High School, she attended Denver University where she was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority. After graduation in 1947, she worked for Phillips Petroleum until Aug. 18, 1951 when she married Charles Stoddard.

Penny belonged to Chapter AO of PEO, Desert West Chapter of Embroiderer’s Guild of America, St. Margaret’s Guild, St. Martha’s Altar Guild, and Glenwood Springs Altar Guild.

Penny is survived by daughters, Susan Stoddard of Laramie, WY; Sara Willis of Olathe, KS; son, Bob Stoddard of Steamboat Springs; grandchildren, Timothy, Katie and Elena Watt; Audrey, Luke and Avonel Willis; and Charlie Stoddard.

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