Janet L. Renbarger, 96, formerly of Wabash, passed away at 1:26 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, at her lake home on Lake Tippecanoe. She was born to the late Lawrence and Madge (Bannister) Blood on April 1, 1919, in Wabash.
Janet married Harold E. Renbarger on Jan. 9, 1938, he passed away in Nov. of 2007. She was an antique dealer for over 70 years. Janet was a member of Wabash Christian Church of Wabash. Her passions were antiques, traveling, playing cards, and spending time with family. Janet lived a good and full life and will be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her son: Larry (Elizabeth Walters) Renbarger, Leesburg; daughter: Roberta Renbarger, Portland, Ore.; Sandra (Renbarger) Lane, Fort Wayne; Nadine Renbarger, Chicago, Ill.; daughter-in-law: Lisa (Taylor) Renbarger, Walnut Creek, Calif.; eight granchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son: David Renbarger; two brothers: James and Ben Blood; and a sister: Ruth Dunn.
A celebration of life will be held from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, at Tippecanoe Lake Country Club, 7245 Kalorama Road, Leesburg, IN 46538. Preferred memorials are directed to Wabash County Cancer Society, P.O. Box 144, North Manchester, IN 46962.
McDonald Funeral Home, Wabash, has been entrusted with arrangements.