Mildred Marie Renken, 91, of Effingham, Ill., went to be with her Heavenly Father while being surrounded by her family at 4:15 a.m. Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at her residence.
Mildred M. Renken is survived by, daughter, Lois (Jon) Ruppert of Taylorville; son, Mark (Terri) of Kokomo, Ind.; five grandchildren, Gretchen Alaina Ruppert, Lane Ruppert, Faith Renken, Abigail Renken, and Timothy Renken; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Glenn E. Renken; her parents, Henry T. and Mary L. “Maime” (Deedrick) Oye; and siblings, Alvin, Edwin, Willie, and Harry Oye and Helen McCartney.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 21, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Altamont with Rev. Dr. James F. Wright and Rev. Gary D. Fortkamp officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery in Altamont. Visitation will be Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the church and one hour prior to the service on Monday. Johnson Funeral Home, Effingham is assisting the family with arrangements. Online Condolences may be shared at www.johnsonandsonsfh.com.