Gerald F. Render

Gerald F. “Jerry” Render, age 76, of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away Sunday, August 11, 2013 at the Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha. Jerry was born February 16, 1937 in Modale, Iowa to L. Gerald and Doris G. (Wilson) Render. Jerry was married to Irene Ina Swanger, February 5, 1959 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Missouri Valley. He owned and operated his own body shop from 1964 until 1990, he then went into the glass business for several years. Jerry enjoyed fishing, restoring antiques, refurbishing old cars and gardening. Jerry was a long-time member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus (4th Degree) and had served as Past Grand Knight. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Julie, sister, Cecelia “Cel” Cleaver. Survivors include his wife: Irene Ina Render of Missouri Valley, Iowa; sons; Anthony “Tony” Render and wife Shelley of Adel, Iowa; Terry Render and wife Karen of Indianola, Iowa; Christopher Render, Jesse Render and significant other Dana Ulrich both of Missouri Valley, Iowa; sisters: Joanne Thomsen of Woodbine, Iowa; Dorothy Glover of Beaver Lake, Nebraska; grandchildren: Kandice Render, Melissa Wuebker and husband Andy, Kayla Webber and husband Derek, Kale Render, Keegan Render; six great-grandchildren. A Rosary will be said at 6:00 p.m. Thursday with visitation to follow until 8:00 p.m. at the Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. The family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship at the Church following the committal service. In Loving Memory Of Gerald F. “Jerry” Render Born February 16, 1937 Modale, Iowa Entered Into Rest August 11, 2013 Omaha, Nebraska Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 16, 2013 St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Missouri Valley, Iowa Celebrant Father Mike Berner Musician Lyle Waterhouse Honorary Bearers Ronald Thomsen Rob Lange Paul Killpack Terry Madsen Mike Ramirez Casket Bearers Richard “Rich” Render Terry Render Robert “Bob” Earnest Kale Render Tom Render Keegan Render Anthony “Tony” Render Final Resting Place Mt. Carmel Cemetery – Missouri Valley, Iowa

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