Gerald "Jerry" H.
August 13, 1936
November 15, 2021
Gerald "Jerry" Henry Renk, 85 of Colorado Springs entered his heavenly home on Nov. 15, 2021. Jerry loved the Lord with his whole heart. He never knew a stranger and was a natural salesman, spending many years selling both new homes and cars. Jerry honorably served in the US Army from 1958 – 1960. His family operated a farm that was north of Slinger, WI and he was a 1954 graduate of Slinger High School.
Born on Aug. 13, 1936 in the Town of Trenton, Wisconsin, he was a son of the late Arthur Renk and Louise Kluever Renk.
Jerry was also preceded in death by his sister Kathleen Renk Kircher and nephew Randy Kircher.
Surviving are his wife, Frances "Frankie" Coates Renk whom he married August 15, 1959 in Denver, CO; children Jay Renk of Colorado Springs, Pamela (Brock) Brascho of Hendersonville, NC, Kendal (Steven) Phipps of Portsmouth, OH; a brother, Kenneth Renk; 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held Summer of 2022. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Coates Ministries Inc. Box 26 West Bend, Iowa, 50597 or American Parkinson Disease Assoc. 135 Parkinson Ave., Staten Island, NY 10305.
Published by The Gazette from Nov. 21 to Nov. 22, 2021.