Donald J. Renner, 81


Donald John Renner passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer.

He was born Feb. 26, 1937, to the late Casper and Stella (Garvens) Renner. He married Carolyn Ruth on July 6, 1957, at Holy Trinity in Kewaskum. Donald lived life to the fullest, enjoying his large family. He was also a world traveler, taking many trips in the past few years. In his last years, Donald really enjoyed his Belgian horses and his beloved dog, Jack. Donald was always busy with multiple projects; his most recent endeavor was moving and restoring his large Victorian home. He loved socializing with friends while enjoying lunch at Omicron on a daily basis.

He is survived by his children, Patricia (Steven) Puestow, Margaret David, Judith (Dale) Barber, Anne (Alan) Greene, Generose (Michael) Colligan, Joseph (Natalie) Renner, Donald (Tracy) Renner, John Renner and Elizabeth Renner; grandchildren, Benjamin (Katie) Puestow, Carolyn Puestow and Genna Puestow, Paul (Brigette) David, Andy (Angela) David, Peter (Natalie) David, Sally (Rigo) Iniguez, John (Mandy) David and Joseph David, Angela (Aaron) Pollnow, Kathryn (Eric) Rasmussen, Amy (Chuck) Dricken, Abby (Josh) Greene, Molly (Paul) Friday, Caitlin (Corey) Doering, Sean (Holly) Colligan, Emily Renner, Casper Renner, Olivia Renner, DJ (Katie) Renner and Alexandra Renner; and 32 great-grandchildren.

The Celebration of Life to share our favorite memories and moments will be held Saturday, Feb. 2, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Columbian, 3245 Lighthouse Lane, West Bend. A buffet lunch will be served from noon until 3 p.m. No formal service will be held.