Dixie L. Rensberger
Dixie L. Rensberger
Oct. 31, 1931 - Sept. 14, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Dixie L. Rensberger, 81, passed away at 2:55 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 at the Miller’s Merry Manor in Plymouth. Mrs. Rensberger was born Oct. 31, 1931 in South Bend to the late Clifford and Elsie (Crilow) Betz. She has been a lifelong area resident, living in Plymouth for the past 10 years. On Aug. 28, 1949 in South Bend, she married Loren R. Rensberger who survives.
Along with her loving husband of 64 years, Loren, survivors include her two sons; Daniel (Vicki) Rensberger of Lakeville and Dennis (Donita) Rensberger of Cromwell; four grandchildren, Scot (Jina) Rensberger of Plymouth, Nathan (Elizabeth) Rensberger of Plymouth, Cliff (Charlotte) Rensberger of Battle Creek, Mich., and Denise (DeWayne) Weaver of Middlebury; and eight great-grandchildren, Haley, Zachary, Matthew, Sarah, Mallory, Colby, Kyla, and Audrey. One sister, Beverly Borkowski, preceded in death.
Mr. and Mrs. Rensberger were the former owners and operators of Rensberger Oil Company, South Bend. She retired in 1995 after 43 years of service. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Plymouth where she was also a member of the United Methodist Women.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church, 400 N. Michigan St., Plymouth. Rev. Larry Marhanka, pastor of the church, will officiate. Graveside services and burial will follow at Fair Cemetery, North Liberty. Friends may visit with the family from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Palmer Funeral Home, 314 S. Michigan St., Lakeville and one hour prior to services in the church on Thursday.
Contributions in memory of Dixie L. Rensberger may be donated to the First United Methodist Church, 400 N. Michigan St., Plymouth, IN 46563 or to the Lakeville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 24, Lakeville, IN 46536. Online condolences may be offered to the Rensberger family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.