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In Memory of

Luceille Virginia Renz

March 14, 1920 - May 8, 2017

Obituary


LUCY RENZ

Luceille Virginia Renz was born in Havre, MT in 1920. She died at age 97 on May 8 in Federal Way, WA. She was married to Hugo Renz at age 19 in Billings, MT and lived in Butte, MT and Vallejo, CA before moving to the Spokane Valley in 1946. Due to health problems, she moved to Federal Way in 2007.

Lucy worked for decades as a waitress at the Noodle Grill in downtown Spokane. She and Hugh loved square dancing and going out together. They spent a...

LUCY RENZ

Luceille Virginia Renz was born in Havre, MT in 1920. She died at age 97 on May 8 in Federal Way, WA. She was married to Hugo Renz at age 19 in Billings, MT and lived in Butte, MT and Vallejo, CA before moving to the Spokane Valley in 1946. Due to health problems, she moved to Federal Way in 2007.

Lucy worked for decades as a waitress at the Noodle Grill in downtown Spokane. She and Hugh loved square dancing and going out together. They spent a lot of time at Renz family functions. After retirement, she became involved with the Spokane Valley Senior Center. Lucy loved her friends and family, gardening, baking, painting plates and ceramics, tatting, crocheting, and her cats. She made the best sweet pickles!

Lucy was preceded in death by her parents, Alexander Bunton and Lottie Fish Metcalf; her siblings: Ray, Doris, Danford, Dollie, and Harry (Bud); step-son Ray Renz; grandsons Thomas Renz and Daniel Renz; infant great grandsons Jacob and Lane; and Hugo, the love of her life and husband of 57 years, who passed in 1996.

Luceille is survived by sons Fred (Wendy) Renz, Kennewick, WA and Vic (Connie) Renz, Gig Harbor, WA. Grandma Lucy has 7 surviving grandchildren: Laurie Adamson, San Francisco, CA; Theresa Carson, Idaho Falls, ID; Tami (Patrick) Willis, Tacoma, WA, Tim (Britany) Renz, Auburn, WA; Holly Renz, Renton, WA; Jennie (John) Hamilton, Gillette, WY; and Jodi O'Connell, Albuquerque, NM and 20 great grandchildren: Jeremy Woodard, Stephanie Perry, Heather Renz, Danielle Renz; Chelsie Shryock (Dan) and Trevor Holcomb (Sara); Jessica Carson, Natasha Hall, and Aimee (Timothy) Jackline; Madison, Jacob and Alec Willis; Dylan, Jackson, and Riley Lucille Renz; Ericka Manthey; Jacob, Alexander and Tighe Hamilton; and Alexandra O'Connell. She also is survived by 13 great-great-grandchildren: Bradden Dolese; Emma, Caitlyn and Declan Shryock; Ivy and Arya Holcomb; Jeremiah, Kaibree and Dean; Treven, Thomas, and Tanner Jackline and Cloi Renz and numerous nieces and nephews.

Lucy was also loved by three wonderful women: Susie Renz, Post Falls, ID, Inez (Peggy) Renz, Idaho Falls, ID and Laura B. Renz, Auburn, WA.

Per Lucy's request, a graveside service for immediate family members will be arranged by Thornhill Valley Chapel at Pines Cemetery on May 22nd. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lucy's name may be sent to the Spokane Humane Society.