Emma Rose Penman-Elefant
(2008 - 2011)

Emma Rose Penman-Elefant

California, United States of America
January 8, 2008

California, United States of America
October 7, 2011

Princesses, Gymnastics, Ballet, Friends, Learning from Mason, Teaching Gavin new tricks
To Donate to the "Emma Penman-Elefant Foundation" benefiting young dancers from our local Marti's Dance Studio please:

Make Checks Payable to: Emma Penman-Elefant Foundation

Mail to: Ken Elefant 1430 Topar Ave Los Altos, CA 94024

Just a $30 donation buys a new pair of ballet shoes for a young dancer. Emma sparkled inside and out when she danced, we hope your donation will bring a sparkle to your heart.

Our most heart felt thanks to the entire Los Altos community for all the love and support of keep our daughter Emma's spirit alive.


This site is dedicated to Emma Rose Penman-Elefant.

Emma's smile and laugh is an inspiration for us all. She loved princesses, gymnastics, and her friends and family. She will be dearly missed.

Her passing was sudden and a surprise to us all. She was seen by doctors on Wednesday -- doctors performed tests but don't have more information yet regarding the exact cause of her death. Stephanie and Ken were with Emma when she passed away at Lucile Packard at Stanford on Friday night.

Many of the family and friends have offered to cook meals for the family. A meals service has been set up. If you are interested, please go to http://www.mealtrain.com/?id=my996su9hp4t to sign up to cook a meal.

Click on the Donation tab to learn more about the Emma Penman-Elefant Dance Scholarship Fund.

Arrangements were held on Friday 10/14/11:
• Main Memorial Service: Saint Simon Catholic Church
• Reception: Home of Powers Family. Thank you to the Powers Family for hosting!
• Kaddish (Jewish Mourning Ritual Prayer where Emma's name was read): Shir Hadash

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Guest Book (304 entries)
Happy Birthday, Emma P! We are sending you 8 sweet pink kisses today.

Emma, Noah, Jen & Kevin
Emma Beedon (Preschool friend)
January 8th, 2016
My sweet friend, Emma P! My family and I miss you each and every day, but especially today. We can feel your bright smile shining down on us. Keep on sparkling bright!

Emma, Noah, Jen & Kevin
Emma Beedon (preschool friend)
October 7th, 2014
Happy Birthday, Emma P! We are sending you SIX sweet pink kisses today. We love and miss you sooooo very much.

Emma & Noah Beedon
Emma Beedon (preschool friend)
January 8th, 2014
My sweet, sweet girl - how I miss you. Halloween was particularly hard for me. I just kept seeing you in Jessie costume you never got the wear that Halloween. I still can't believe you are gone....I miss you and love you SO, SO much.
Stephanie Penman (Mom)
November 3rd, 2013
Dearest Emma,
How are you, dear friend? We've been missing you a lot this past week, but looking at your photo always makes us feel better, and reading "Heaven is for Real" (the kids' version) helps a lot, too. We love you, Emma. We always will. Sending you lots of hugs and kisses and giggles, too.
With love,
Sophie, Maddie, Lucie, William, and Grace and David Lam
Grace Lam (preschool friend)
October 11th, 2013
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"Thinking of you so much this week Emma. Miss your smile, your blue eyes, your giggles, and your sparkle. Love you always and forever sweet girl"
Aunt Joyce Krieger
October 11th, 2016
"Although we didn't know you we have become close to your family. You'd be so proud of them little one. We can feel that magic sparkle whenever we are with them. We love you & your whole family. Sleep tight x"
Shona Jesensky
October 8th, 2016
"Once again you amaze me with your forever presence! I love you and miss you FIERCELY! You are celebrated everyday! Mommy is always thinking of you and sharing your Sparkle. Miss you to the moon and back -"
Ma Ma Penman-Elefant
January 9th, 2016
"Happy Birthday Emma ...time races by but sweet memories of you remain..."
Pat Leach
January 8th, 2016
"Happy 8th birthday sweet angel! Keep shining bright superstar! XO Drew, Reese, Brenna, & Jay P.S. Reese says thank you for taking care of Rocco for her."
Brenna Preston
January 8th, 2016
"Looking at your sweet face still takes my breath away. Your love and sparkle are felt each and every day! I miss you so much - there are no words. My heart aches for you like no other. All My Love -"
Ma Ma
January 8th, 2015
"Your sparkle ever shines. The years will go by, but nothing will ever diminish what you left behind. Happy 7 !"
Pat Leach
January 8th, 2015
"Happy Birthday to you, Emma!! We miss you sooooooo very much."
Emma, Noah, Jen & Kevin Beedon
January 8th, 2015
"My darling angel, I can't believe it has been three years. How is it possible? My heart and soul ache for you every single day. I can still hear your giggle and your belly laugh in my head. My heart is so heavy with loosing you. Love U Forever!!!"
Stephanie Penman
October 9th, 2014
"Thinking of how proud you would be of your mom!"
Karen k
October 7th, 2014


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