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J Al Penzes
Retired Electrical Engineer at Cleveland State University; Lorain County Tea Party Member
Age 76
Born: July 15, 1941   Died: January 21, 2018

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J. Al Penzes, 76, of Elyria, died Sunday January 21, 2018 at his home after a short illness.

He was born July 15, 1941 in Lorain and had been a lifelong Elyria resident.

Al graduated from Elyria Catholic High School in 1959.  He worked at Cleveland State University as an Electrical Engineer for over 40 years retiring in 2004.  He also worked on the Grobe family farm in Elyria.

Al was an avid Lorain County Tea Party member who sternly looked for government accountability and adherence to the constitution.  He regularly attended Lorain County Commissioner meetings.

He enjoyed making model airplanes, astronomy, the theater and spending time with his grandchildren, family and friends.  He was an avid fan of talk show host Glenn Beck.

He is survived by his children: Laurie Grobe (Allen) of Elyria and Scott Penzes of Florence, Kentucky; grandsons: Brett and Keith Grobe, sister Bonnie Rini (Marty) of Sylvania and brother Jerry Penzes (Sandra) of Huntington, West Virginia.  He was preceded in death by his son Mark Allen Penzes and parents Joseph & Zore Penzes (nee Golobich). 


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