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Mildred (Furey) Rentsch

• Oct 29, 2015 at 11:35 AM

April 4, 1922 - June 16, 2007

NORWALK Mildred F. (Furey) Rentsch Midge, 85, died Saturday at home with many family members present.

She was born April 4, 1922 in Toledo, the daughter of Robert and Caroline (Schneider) Hamburg. She graduated from Scott High School and began a secretarial career when she met and married Charles Furey. They moved to Norwalk in 1950 to establish an insurance agency and raise their family. Her first husband died in 1973.

She married Colonel John E. "Jack" Rentsch in 1976 and he preceded her in death in 1995.

Her love, optimism and dignity set standards of life for her family.

Surviving family members include children and their spouses, Chuck and Linda Furey Jr., Tom and Cathy Furey, Steve and Shirlee Furey, Cindy and Jeff Malcolm and Pat (Stephanie) Furey, Cathy Fey and Debbie Morris; 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchild.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk, where prayer services will take place at 7 p.m. A Mass will take place at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main St., with the Rev. Frank Kehres and deacon Ken Cappelletty officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery.

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