Ethel M. (Lauver) Renninger

Ethel M. (Lauver) Renninger, 104, of Richfield, passed away at 12:15 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at Brookdale Grayson View in Selinsgrove.

Born on Aug. 19, 1914, in Richfield, she was a daughter of the late John and Katie (Gearhart) Lauver.

In December, 1932, she married her late husband, Arthur D. Renninger, with whom she was blessed to share more than 31 years of marriage before his passing on Nov. 7, 1964.

She is survived by: her children, Earl Renninger and his wife, Lorraine, of Mount Pleasant Mills, John Renninger and his wife, Audrey, of Richfield, Stanley Renninger and his wife, Lorraine, of Richfield, Lois Richenbach and her husband, Robert, of Mount Pleasant Mills, and Carol Swartz and her husband, Phillip, of Tallahassee, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one daughter, June Shellenberger; one son, Paul Renninger; two grandchildren, Ricky Renninger and Douglas Shellenberger; and two sisters, Irene Polner and Fern Rhoades.

Mrs. Renninger was a member of the Richfield Life Ministries Church, the Women’s Missionary Society at church and the Richfield Senior Citizens Center. She was very proud of her perfect attendance for many years at church, she was active in earlier life in supporting the Juniata County Association for the Blind, and she enjoyed quilting and baking.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at the Richfield Life Ministries Church, 167 Church St., Richfield, with the Rev. Jerry O’Connell officiating. Interment will follow in the Richfield Union Cemetery.

A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral services at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mrs. Renninger’s memory may be made to the Richfield Life Ministries Church Global Outreach Fund, 167 Church St., Richfield, PA 17086.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville.

Online condolences and tributes can be shared with the family at www.brownfuneralhomesi-