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Erich E. Rensner
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Erich E. Rensner, 88, of Greenwood, formerly of Park Ridge, Illinois, entered into eternal rest in his Savior’s arms on January 29, 2018. He was born on September 1, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Erich E. and Erma Rensner.

Erich proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He received the German Occupational Medal. He was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church, and previously a member of St. Andrews, where he actively served his Lord in various positions.

He worked as a general engineer for a dumbwaiter elevator company for over 30 years.

He enjoyed spending time with his family, listening to old time radio, gardening, wood working, trains and watching the Chicago Cubs and he also was an animal lover.

Erich is survived by his loving wife, Jeanette M. (Cottin) Rensner; four children, Dr. Paul (Cindy) Rensner, Stephen (Cheryl) Rensner, Eunice Miller and Rev. Jason (Kris) Rensner; 13 grandchildren, Jennifer, Erich (Sarah), Michelle (Micah), Tyler, Haley, Quincy (Tom), Zach, Josiah, Hayden, Dillon, Lindsay, Noah and Nathan; 9 great grandchildren, Ella, Lillie, Samuel, Hannah, Rachel, Morgan, Chloe, Sophia, and Sarah; a brother, Richard (Julianne) Rensner.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Donald Rensner.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 2, 2018 at Calvary Lutheran Church, 6111 Shelby Street, Indianapolis, with visitation from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. He will be laid to rest in Concordia Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Lutheran Church and School, 6111 Shelby Street, Indianapolis.

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Calvary Lutheran Church

6111 S. Shelby Street
Indianapolis, IN 46227

Funeral Service




11:00 AM
Calvary Lutheran Church

6111 S. Shelby Street
Indianapolis, IN 46227

Cemetery Details


Concordia Cemetery

2703 South Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Memorial Contribution

Calvary Lutheran Church and School, 6111 Shelby Street, Indianapolis, IN 46227


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