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Lester E. Renner
Died: Jan 26, 2018
Lester E. Renner
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Mr. Lester E. Renner, 94, of Lexington, SC., formerly of Aurora, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018 in Lexington.  
  
He was born on July 30, 1923 to George and Lillie (Steingruber) Renner in Aurora, IN.  Lester received a degree in Industrial Management from Purdue University in 1949 following service with the U.S. Army in WWII.  In 1943 he married the former Mary Anne (Mickey) Mackey at Ft. Eustus, VA. before his deployment to Europe.  The couple was blessed with three children, three granddaughters and six great grandchildren.  Lester was a member of the Aurora First Presbyterian Church, where he sang in the choir and served as a Deacon and Elder.  He had a long membership with the Aurora Lion's Club and held many offices.  He enjoyed acting and singing with the River town Players and volunteered with the Dearborn County Council on Aging.
  
Lester is survived by his son, David (Paula) Renner of LaPorte, IN, daughter, Mary Jane (Guy) Sorrell of Chapin, SC;  son-in law, John Blasdel of Bright, Indiana; granddaughters, Andrea (Renner) Miller, Trisha (Blasdel) Spears, and Sarah (Blasdel) Reed, several great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews; a brother Arnold E Renner and his Finnish daughter, Nina Wilkman. 
  
He was preceded in death by his parents George and Lillie Renner; his loving wife, Mary Anne Renner, daughter, Anne Blasdel, grandson, Drew, great grandson, Nathanial, brother Harold and sister, Ruth Meyer.
  
Services for Mr. Renner will be held at 10:30 am on Friday, June 8, 2018 with Rev. Dana Stout officiating.
  
Memorials are suggested to the Aurora First Presbyterian Church.   If unable to attend services please call the funeral home office at 812-926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.
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