Lynn L. Renville, 68

Published 10:47 am Monday, February 7, 2011

Lynn L. Renville of Hutchinson, Minn., died Feb. 3 after a courageous battle with cancer

Lynn Renville

He passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at the Birchwood Hospice House in Hutchinson. Lynn was born and raised in Austin and graduated from Austin High School. Following an early career at the Hormel Foods plant, he returned to college, graduating from Minnesota State University – Mankato in 1986. He ended his business career in 2003, retiring from his position as salesman with Cargill’s North Star Steel Division.

He was one of three children born to the late Virginia and Harry Renville and was the beloved husband of Judith Renville for more than 48 years.

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Lynn will be forever remembered by his devoted brother, Larry Renville of Faribault; loving sister, Carol Apold of Austin; beloved children, Todd Renville of Minneapolis and Brad Renville of Hutchinson; treasured grandchildren, Joseph and Andrew Renville of Minneapolis, Chase and Riese Renville of Hutchinson and Brendan Rogers of Surprise, Ariz.; caring in-laws along with countless friends and family who were blessed to know him.

Lynn was preceded in death by his son, Travis Renville. Lynn loved practicing art, being with his family, having fun with friends and playing golf.

He touched the lives of many with his smile and generosity, and maintained his trademark larger-than-life persona throughout the end.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 9, at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Father Joe Fogal officiating. Friends may call one hour before the service at the church on Wednesday. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery. Arrangements are by Mayer Funeral Home.