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Renzle Crain

October 24, 1931 - April 1, 2019

Service Date April 6, 2019

Funeral services honoring the life of Renzle will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Second Baptist Church, 3925-32nd Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53144. Interment at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park will follow.

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Renzle Crain, 87, of Kenosha passed away peacefully on April 1, 2019 at Manor Care of Kenosha with his loving family at his side. Born October 24, 1931 in New Edinburg, AR. He was the son of the late Grover and Verdella (Broughton) Crain, he attended the schools of Arkansas before coming to Kenosha in 1958 to make his home.

On December 31, 1955 in, Zion, IL, he was united in marriage to Anita Gardner. 

Renzle was employed as a machine operator and set-up man by AMC/Chrysler Motors for over 34 years, retiring in 1991.

A member of the Second Baptist Church, Renzle was very active with the Church serving as Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Vice President of the Usher Board. He was also a member of UAW Local 72 and assistant Boy Scout Leader at the CYC. He enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs Baseball and the Chicago Bears Football. But most of all going fishing anywhere with his wife, Anita.

Renzle is survived by his wife Anita; his children; Renzle (Gertrude) Crain, Jr, Arron  Crain, Tammy Crain, Renee Crain-Carlson and Grover Crain and one sister Ernestine Anderson.

He was preceded in death by his parents a sister, Edith Crain-Johnson; brothers, Ivory, Curtis and Wyble Crain, also a brother in infancy.