|Name||Age||Place of Birth > Place of Death||Newspaper||Publication Date||Submitter|
|RENSING, Verena A (KALMER)||83||New Baden IL||CarlyleUB||31 Dec 2008||fch|
Verena A. Rensing
July 1, 1925 - December 30, 2008
Verena A. Rensing, 83, or rural New Baden, died Tuesday, December 30, 2008, at her home.
She was born July 1, 1925, in Lookingglass Township, the daughter of Joseph H. and Catherine A. (Rensing) Kalmer and they preceded her in death. She married Emil A. Rensing on April 7, 1948, in Damiansville and he survives.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Edward (special friend Warren Opfer) Rensing of St. Charles, Mo., Dorothy (Jerry) Toth of Aurora, Dolores (Frank) Sump of St. Louis, Mo., Janet (Paul) Biegler of Millstadt, James J. (Kathleen) Rensing of New Baden, Marvin (Nancy) Rensing of Mascoutah and Nancy (Curt) Richter of Aviston; 14 grandchildren; three greatgrandchildren; one brother, Lawrence Kalmer of New Baden; and two sisters, Marcella (Leo) Varel of Carlyle and Margaret (Ralph) Thole of St. Rose.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Mary Rita Koerkenmeier and Mary Ruth Wilke.
She was a member of St. George Parish and Altar Sodality and the New Baden Senior Citizens. She was a homemaker and an avid quilter. She enjoyed playing bingo, cards and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A funeral mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 2, 2009, at St. George Catholic Church in New Baden with Rev. Eugene Neff officiating.
Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in New Baden.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, January 1 and from 8 to 9:30 a.m. January 2 at the Hempen Funeral Home in New Baden, which is handling the arrangements.
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