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Corey William Penaluna, 44, died Friday, October 11, 2013 at Highland Park Care Center.

He was born on December 16, 1968 in San Pablo, CA to William A. and Carol L. (Kohler) Penaluna.

In 1996 he moved to Colorado and then moved to Alliance in 2006.  He worked at E.M.D. and later at Westco where he was employed until his illness forced him to retire.

He married Lisa C. Nixon on March 17, 2007 at the Open Door Church at Chadron. In addition to being a devoted husband and father, Corey loved riding his motorcycle, bowling, playing pool, snow skiing and photography.

He is survived by his wife, Lisa, their children, Cody Robert and Levi Daniel all of the home, his parents, William and Carol Penaluna of Alliance, his brother and his wife, Jeffrey and Niki Penaluna and their sons, Travis and Ryan of Rodeo, CA, his wife’s parents, Eric and Nancy Nixon of Hemingford, his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Riley and Renee Nixon and their son, Ryder of Chadron, Curtis Nixon of Hemingford and Lance Nixon of Alliance.  He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by an infant brother and 1 step-brother.

Memorial services will be on Monday, October 28 at 2:00 p.m. at Calvary Assembly of God Church with Pastor Steve Hahn officiating.  Inurnment will be in the Alliance Cemetery.

A memorial for his son’s education will be established.  Memorials may be sent to 524 West 6th Street, Alliance, NE  69301.

Online condolences may be left at with Bates-Gould Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.