Lorraine Mary Renz was born Jan. 17, 1929 in Minneapolis to Michael and Anna Sendecky. She was raised and lived in Minneapolis. On Nov. 1, 1946 she married Kenneth Renz and they made their home in south Minneapolis. They moved to Cambridge around 2003. Lorraine was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Cambridge.
Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband, Ken in 2006; son, Steven; sister, Anna; brother, Mike; and by her beloved dog, “Freckles.” She is survived by one daughter, Kathy (Bill) Bulow; two sons, Mike (Sandy) Renz and Jim Renz; one brother, Tom (Lorraine) Sendecky; five grandchildren, Billy (Leslie) Bulow, Brenda Bulow, Tim Renz, Tom (Kathleen) Renz, David (Gretchen) Bradley; five great-grandchildren, Billy’s girls, Jozlyn, Jayla and Jeresa and Tom’s kids, Jackson and Madison; and by other relatives and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at Christ the King Catholic Church with Father James David Hahn as Celebrant. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Greg Kuhn will serve as liturgist, Mary Kuhn as organist and Sister Francette as cantor. Pallbearers are David Bradley, Bill and William Bulow, Jim and Mike Renz and Bill Schlesinger. Honorary pallbearers are the grandchildren. Interment will be in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel.