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Obituary of Earl J. Renquin Sr. - June 23, 1994

Green Bay Press Gazette.



Earl J. Renquin Sr., 65, 1251 Day St., died Wednesday, Ju ne 22, 1994 at a local hospital. He was the sone of the late Joseph and Lillian (DeGrave) Renquin and was born on December 18, 1928 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He married Patricia Whitcomb at St. Louis Catholic Church, Abrams on May 24, 1952. He served his country in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Korea from 1954-1955. For many years he was involved in volunteer work with the American Cancer Society and th former Northeast Neighborhood Association. He was employed for 36 years at LeCapitaines Supermarket as Produce Manager and retired in February of this year. He enjoyed gardening, bowling, cardplaying and berry picking. Dad enjoyed spending his time with his children and grandchildren and was proud of all their accomplishments.He is survived by his wife P a tricia; three sons and daughters-in-law, Earl Jr. "Buck" and Valerie Renquin, Sobieski; Ron and Meg Renquin, Steve and Connie Renquin, all of Green Bay; four daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Gordy Schenk, Mount Vernon, Wash,; Ginny and Alan Orr, Peggy and Dale Clark, Laurie and John Keating, all of Green Bay; one son-in-law Paul Dorn, Brillion. Grandpa "Gumball" is also survived by 19 grandchildren, Matthew, Veronica and Samantha Renquin; Aaron, Justin and Gerad Renquin; Gabrielle and Zachariah Renquin ; Jacon, Jebidiah and Isaiah Dorn; Ryan Schenk; Amber, Sierra and Kalleigh Orr; Kassandra Crose; Krystal, Jimmy and Arianna Clark; and special grandchild due in a few weeks; he is also survived by sister-in-law Annie Renquin; brother and sister-in-law Patr i ck and Caroline Whitcomb; sister and brother-in-law, Laura and Charles Violette; special cousin and her husband, Helen (Sis) an Alex Schaeuble; special aunt, Lillian Beno Renquin; many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; b rother Norman; sister Arlene. All his life Earl gave freely to others and in death he gave the last precious gifts possible. The gift of sight and promise of hope to many through tissue and marrow donation. Thatman is a success who has laughed often, live d well, and loved much.

Submitted by: Ron Renquin