Monday, April 5, 2010

Penny Rae (Barnes) Highman

Penny Rae Highman, age 54, passed away Monday, April 5, 2010, at the Hospice House, Pleasant Prairie, WI.  Penny was born in Racine, January 5, 1956, daughter of Myrl and Katherine A. (Nee:  Corrigan) Barnes.

Penny was employed by Donna’s Diner for a number of years, and was a bartender at Snoopy’s, Viking Lounge, and last working at Winner’s Circle.  She had a zest for life and enjoyed the company of others.  She will be deeply missed.

Survivors include her husband, Greg; her son, Brian Robbins; her two granddaughters, Angelica and Samantha; her father, Myrl Barnes; sister, Robin (Harold) Benson; brother, Myrl Barnes Jr.; nieces, Kathryn (Gary) Maiden, Jane Schultz; other relatives and many dear friends.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Katherine; infant sister, Penny Rae; grandparents, George  and Eva Barnes; and nephew Christopher Zehr.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 17, 2010, at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. David Sincock officiating.  Relatives and friends may meet with the family Saturday at the funeral home from noon  until time of service.  Memorials to the Hospice House or to the American Cancer Society have been suggested.
    The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to the staff at Hospice House for their loving and compassionate care.

803 Main St., Racine  (262) 634-7888

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