HEALY — Jason Carl “JP” Penka, 44, died on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in Lane County. He was born on July 18, 1975, at Scott City to Larry J. and Brenda Lee (Powers) Penka.

Jason was a lifetime Lane County resident. He graduated from Healy High School in 1993 and joined the family farm. He was a lifelong farmer and also did some part-time jobs such as helping Rick Roemer dig graves.

He is survived by his father, Larry Penka of Healy, and brother, Michael Penka of Healy. He was preceded in death by his mother, Brenda Penka; stepmother, Jody Penka; and sister, Monett LaPointe.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Dighton. Burial will be in Dighton Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Boomhower Funeral Home in Dighton.

Memorials are suggested to Jason Penka Memorial Fund in care of Boomhower Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.