Brenda Kay Renner, 65, Goshen, passed away at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 3, 2021, at Goshen Hospital. She was born July 18, 1955, in Greencastle, to Earl Wayne and Denola Luverne (Caudill) Evens.
She graduated in 1974 from Greencastle High School and was married on March 2, 1974, in Greencastle, to Robert C. “Bob” Renner, who survives. She was a homemaker and formerly worked at Homecrest Cabinetry and Walmart, both in Goshen. She grew up in Greencastle and moved to the New Paris / Goshen area in August 1977.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and playing cards or dice games with them. She especially loved being a grandma and great grandma. She also liked sitting at her kitchen window watching the different birds come to her bird feeder, especially the hummingbirds.
She is survived by her husband; three daughters: Tresia (Keven) Rockenbaugh of Millersburg; Melissa Renner of Millersburg; and Sylvia Renner of Goshen; two sons: Shane (Suzanne) Renner of Nappanee; and Evan Renner of Goshen; 11 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; two sisters: Deborah (Joe) Kirby of Cloverdale and Cathy (Mark) Rossok of Fincastle; brother, Martin (Robin) Evens of Greencastle.
She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents: Earl “Lefty” and Mabel Evens and Edward and Novella Caudill, and stepmother, Lola Bee Mize Evens.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. SR 15, Warsaw. A Celebration of Life gathering will take place at a later date. Burial will be in the New Paris Cemetery at a later date. Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, is in charge of arrangements.
Preferred memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.