Penny Graham, a dedicated and compassionate woman has passed away at the young age of 67. Penny was born on May 24, 1956, in Warsaw to Rhonda Mattix Kitch and Warren Rohrer. Penny received her education at Warsaw Community High School before pursuing her dream of becoming a nurse at Bethel University's School of Nursing.
Throughout her 30+ career, Penny's natural caregiving abilities shone brightly as she worked in various nursing departments, including the emergency room (ER), intensive care unit (ICU), and home healthcare. Her passion for helping others and providing comfort to those in need made her an invaluable asset to her co-workers and patients.
Not only was Penny a skilled healthcare professional, but she also had a vibrant personality that touched the lives of many. She was known for her optimism and rarely met a stranger. With her spunky nature and quiet faith in Christ, Penny brought positivity and warmth wherever she went.
Outside of work, Penny had several interests and hobbies. She had a deep love for animals and always found joy in caring for them. Additionally, she had a reputation for being incredibly helpful, always willing to lend a hand to those in need. However, above all else, Penny cherished her family dearly.
Penny Graham leaves behind a legacy of love and compassion. She is survived by her daughter, Misty (David) Duton of Akron, son, Dyrs (Sarah) Owens of Mishawaka; brothers, Nick Rohrer of Warsaw and Brian (Tracy) Kitch of South Bend; sister, Kelly (Jon) Garber of Warsaw; five beloved grandchildren: Ryan Swearengin, Stephen Flannery, Gianna Owens, Elijah Owens, and Rylan Owens - as well as her father, Pete Rohrer and step-mother, Lorenna Rohrer.
In addition to her surviving family, Penny is preceded in passing by her mother, Rhonda Kitch and her husband, Gene Kitch; brother, Glen Kitch, and son-in-law Shawn Black.
Penny Graham will always be remembered for her unwavering dedication to the nursing profession, her infectious optimism, and her deep love for her family. Her presence will be sorely missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her. May she rest in eternal peace.