Yulonda Renner

Yulonda M. Renner age 75, of Logan, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at her home in Logan, Iowa. Yulonda Marie “Ma”, was born December 16th, 1943 in Troy, Pennsylvania to Lowell and Harriett (Kilbourn) Woodward to a large and extensive family. She was married to her first husband in 1961 and gave birth to 3 children. On March 17th, 2001 she married her long-term fiancé Howard “Lee” Renner. They had a great life together for over 28 years. She has lived in many locations over the years but settled for the last time in Missouri Valley, IA. Over the years, she held various jobs but loved working in the food industry, making sure others were fed, and being a homemaker/caregiver to all her loved ones. Her hobbies included horseback riding when she was younger and she crocheted many blankets over the years. She loved to antique with Lee and collected many different things. She loved her animals and raised many over the years.

She is survived by her most recent fur baby, Lady, 3 children Shawn (Ellen) Hemenway of Logan, IA, Scott (Heidi) Hemenway of Berryville, VA and Vlonda Smith of Leesburg, VA, step-children, Billie Burger and Shannon Moats, closest grandchildren and step-grandchildren Sharon (Andrew) Pitt of Missouri Valley, IA, Brian Hemenway of Woodbine, IA, and Shane (Christina) Hemenway of Essex, IA, Tonya (Shane) Woosley of Logan, IA, Zach Wheeler of Council Bluffs, IA and John Wheeler of Council Bluffs, IA and multiple other grandchildren, step-children, great-grandchildren and step great grand-children that she always considered family.

She is preceded in death by her husband Lee, father-in-law Howard, daughter-in-law Barb, father Lowell, mother Harriett, sisters Ruth and Betty, and brothers Paul and Carlyle.

Visitation will be Saturday 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa.

In Loving Memory Of Yulonda M.Renner

Born December 16, 1943 Troy, Pennsylvania

Entered Into Rest November 20, 2019 Logan, Iowa

Celebration of Life Service

10:30 a.m. Saturday November 23, 2019

Hennessey Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa

Officiating Pastor Randy Williams

Music Selections

“The Perfect Fan” “Jealous of the Angels”

“Holes in the Floor of Heaven” “My Way”

Honorary Casket Bearers

Shawn Hemenway Andrew Pitt

Shane Hemenway Brian Hemenway

Final Resting Place Evergreen Cemetery Missouri Valley, Iowa


1 Condolence

  • Casey Charbonneau Posted November 21, 2019 6:24 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with Shawn, Ellen, and the rest of Yulonda’s family. She was such a beautiful soul and it was a pleasure getting to know her.

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