Obituary: Angela M. Renard

June 15, 1929 – Nov. 17, 2019

Angela Mae Renard, 90, of Algoma died Nov. 17. She was born in Misere to John and Adele (LeDocq) Bouche. On Aug. 5, 1947, she married Howard J. Renard in Rosiere. They enjoyed more than 72 years of marriage.

For many years, Angela was very instrumental in running the family cheese business with her husband. Faith and family were the most important parts of her life. She was a member of the Blue Army and made countless weekly trips to Champion to pray the rosary.

Angela loved gardening and was a wonderful cook who always believed that “you don’t have to be hungry to eat.” She cherished her grandchildren and always looked forward to any time spent with her family.

She is survived by her husband; seven children, Gary (Bonnie) Renard, Sturgeon Bay; Joe (Judy) Renard, Sturgeon Bay; Mary (Neal) Bessett, Brussels; Brian (Tina) Renard, Brussels; Paul (Cindy) Renard, Green Bay; and John (Desray) Renard, West DePere; 18 grandchildren,;10 great-grandchildren; sister, Patsy Martin; in-laws, Emil Jandrin, Ron (Marilyn) Renard, and Gladys Bouche.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Robert; granddaughter, Carrie; siblings, Margaret (Ray) Kaye, Harvey (Viola) Bouche, Leonard Bouche, Ruth (Earl) Lukes, Arlene (Wilfred) Jeanquart, June Jandrin, and Dixie Martin; parents-in-law, Fred and Louise Renard.

Funeral services will be Thursday, Nov. 21, 10:30 am, at St. Francis and St. Mary Parish in Brussels. Entombment will be in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum. Friends may call on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 4-7 pm, at the Forbes Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay and at the church on Nov. 21, 9:30-10:30 am. A prayer service is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 20, 6:30 pm, at the funeral home.

We couldn’t have been loved any more by a mother and loving wife. 

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