Robert Renes Obituary

Robert C.
Robert C. "Bob" Renes
Robert C. "Bob" Renes

November 24, 1927 - May 17, 2013
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Robert Charles Renes, 85, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013 at Unity Point Lutheran Hospital. Visitation will be 6-8pm, Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Iles Funeral Homes – Grandview Park Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 23 at the funeral home. Burial with military honors will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Bob was born November 24, 1927, the son of John and Edith Renes in Des Moines, where he lived all of his life. Bob served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict and worked as a supervisor for Meredith Publishing Company for 44 years, retiring in 1987. Bob owned Renes Greenhouse on the East Side for many years and during retirement worked with his son, Chuck at the greenhouse in Johnston. Bob enjoyed planting and gardening and working with his Hostas. He enjoyed the Chicago Cubs.

Bob is survived by four children, Margaret (Frank) Moran of Omaha, Chuck (Joyce) Renes of Des Moines, Nancy Renes of West Des Moines and David Renes of Des Moines; seven grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Jeffrey and three brothers, James, Gene and Clarence.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association Greater Iowa Chapter.

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ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Service
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Thursday, May 23, 2013
11:00 AM
Cemetery
Laurel Hill Cemetery
3601 East Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Thursday, May 23, 2013