Born: January 16, 1970
Died: September 21, 2010
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, September 25, 2010 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, IA.
Father Armand Bertrand
Visitation will begin at 4:00 P.M. Friday, with the family present from 5:00-7:00 P.M. Friday night.
There will be a Rosary at 7:00 P.M. Friday night at the funeral home.
In Memory of
David Wayne Renken
David Wayne Renken, son of Bill and Barb (Johannes) Renken was born January 16, 1970 in San Fernando, CA. Two weeks after his birth, the family relocated to Newell, Aurelia and in 1971 settled in Meriden, IA where he spent his childhood years. David graduated from Meriden Cleghorn High School in 1988.
Following high school, David joined the Navy. While in the Navy, he sustained an injury to his knee in which he received an honorable discharge in 1992. David had various jobs in Florida, California and eventually returned to his roots back in Iowa.
David enjoyed cooking, riding motorcycles and 4-wheelers, tinkering with cars, and watching sports, especially the Green Bay Packers.
On September 21, 2010, David passed away at the age of 40 at his home. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
He is survived by his daughters; Nissa Renken of Cherokee, Iowa and Hannah Renken of Ft. Dodge, IA; parents; Bill and Barb Renken of Cherokee, IA; two brothers; William (Buffy) J. Renken of Cherokee, IA and Rodger Renken of Cherokee, IA; three sisters; Sherri (Lonnie) Benson of Meriden, IA, Debra (Dimitris) Pavli of Cherokee, IA, and Kim Renken of Cherokee, IA; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Greenwood Funeral Home
216 South 2nd Street | Highway 59 South | Cherokee, Iowa 51012 | 712-225-4886
100 Eagle Avenue | Marcus, Iowa 51035 | 712-376-4886