PENNY JEAN MARGARET MELDRUM Penny Jean Margaret Meldrum, age 68, of Las Vegas, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister, died on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. She was born on December 2, 1952 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Penny loved life, she loved people and she loved helping others. She was an active member of her church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and served in its many organizations including the Relief Society, Young Women's, with the Primary children, Young Single Adults, the Addiction Recovery Program and others. She enjoyed traveling and with her husband Brad, she traveled to many parts of the world. She was also an accomplished cook and loved to entertain people in her home. In 2003, Penny was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer and was an 18 year survivor. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cancer Society at give.bcrf.org
Penny is survived by her husband of 49 1/2 years, Bradford Meldrum, her daughters Tracey Moncrieff (Steve) and Karri Meldrum (Emilee) as well as 5 grandchildren, Kaitlynn Dykman (Spencer), Parker Krueger, Hayden Krueger, Jared Moncrieff and Emily Moncrieff plus the joy of her life Eleanor Dykman, her great granddaughter. Penny came from a large family and is survived by Sydney Banks (Gail), Lori Dewar (Peter), Terry Banks (Alice) and Douglas Banks. She is predeceased by her parents Robert Clifford Banks and Julianna Neisz as well as her brothers Barrie Banks (Carol), Randall Banks (Marion) and her sister Cindy Olsen. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, private services are planned (public may attend via Zoom). Arrangements entrusted to Palm Southwest Mortuary (for full obituary and details go to www.palmsouthwest.com
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Published by Las Vegas Review-Journal on Feb. 17, 2021.