Obituary for Edward "Ed" Renne

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Edward "Ed" Renne

Died: April 19, 2017

Edward “Ed” E. Renne, 81 of Decatur, passed away, Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at his home.

A graveside service celebrating his life will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Harrison Cemetery with Pastor Stacey Wilder officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Reverence Home Health and Hospice of Kalamazoo. Friends wishing to sign Ed’s guestbook may do so online at

Ed was born on January 11, 1936 in Dowagiac, MI, to Jack & Ruth (Earl) Renne. He attended Decatur High School class of 1954.  Ed married Lois Lawrence on June 12, 1957 in Decatur. He worked as a machinist at Hydrock for 37 years. Ed enjoyed spending time with his family, and building bird houses.

He is survived by Lois, his loving wife of 60 years; children, Caryn (Michael) Whitlock of Decatur, Julie (Jeff) Diehl of Union, Bruce Renne of Decatur and Daniel (Angela) Renne of Edwardsburg; five grandchildren; sisters, Betty (Richard) Look of Tawas, MI and Mildred (Charles) Whitney of Constantine. He was preceded in death by his parents.


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Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm

Harrison Cemetery


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Reverence Home Health and Hospice of Kalamazoo


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