Pennebaker, Valerie Ruth, a life-long resident of the South Bay, passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2011 in Redondo Beach. Born in Santa Monica, CA, Valerie was 63 when she died. Having attended USC, Valerie's career spanned 35 years as a dental office manager. Her favorite leisure time was spent traveling and being a loving aunt, great-aunt and great-great aunt. Valerie is survived by her husband of 38 years, Edward Pennebaker of Redondo Beach, CA; brother Jim Ware of Antelope Valley, CA; sister Kimberly Ware of Orange County; sister, Victoria Henry of Snohomish, WA; and aunt Beverly Shutt of Seal Rock, OR. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bonnie and Robert Ware. Valerie will be missed by her many friends. There will be a hole in hearts of all who knew her. Interment will be private.

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  1. Dear Ed and Family: Our hearts go out to you with the passing of Val. She will be deeply missed and we will never forget her wonderful smile and spirit. She was an awesome lady and will FOREVER live within our hearts! With love and affection, Darwin & Diane Funke

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