Marvel Jane Renn, 84

Marvel Jane Renn, 84, Wabash, died at 1 a.m. on Sept. 16 at Marion General Hospital in Marion. She was born to the late Hale and Bernice (Kline) Culp on July 14, 1929 in Marion.

She was a 1947 graduate of Marion High School. She married Fredrick Carl Renn in 1952; he passed away in 1983. She was a longtime bus driver for MSD schools and a kitchen aide for Southwood Elementary, both in Wabash County. She also worked at Prices Garden Center and as a telephone operator in Marion. She was a life member of Sigma Phi Gamma.

She is survived by two sons, Fred Renn, Phoenix, Ariz., and Cris Renn, Wabash; daughter, Mrs. Bruce (Juli) Youngberg, Ramsey, Minn.; two granddaughters, Maggie and Molly Youngberg; and sister, Mrs. Jim (Sally) Baas, New Brighton, Minn.

Funeral service was  held Sept. 20 at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel. Burial followed in the Mississinewa Cemetery in Somerset.

Visitation for family and friends were from 12 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Preferred memorials are to LaFontaine United Methodist Church, 2 West Kendall Street, LaFontaine, IN 46940. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Posted on 2013 Sep 24