April 11, 1939 - May 5, 2016


Memorial Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate the life of Connie Rennee will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud. Connie passed away peacefully with family by her side on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Sauk Rapids. Reverend Thomas Knoblach will officiate. Inurnment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis.

Connie was born on April 11, 1939 in Cold Spring, MN to Martha Yanosh. At the age of seven, they moved to New York City where she graduated from high school. She married Frank Rennee on February 22, 1959 in Richmond Hill, NY and they resided in Brooklyn, NY where they raised five children. They moved to St. Cloud in 1980 and she was a member of St. Anthony’s Parish.

Connie is survived by her children, Peter (Lois) of New York City, Caren Rennee-Markham (John) of Blaine, Carol “Robin” Rennee of St. Cloud; Steve (Robin) of St. Cloud; grandchildren, Lauren Rennee, Ashley Kelash, Dustin Rennee, Tanner Markham and Kyler Markham; and four great granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank; son, Michael; and mother.

Memorials are preferred in Connie’s memory to: Priests for Life.

A special thank you to her daughter, best friend, caregiver and soul mate, Robin her “Little Bird.” Thank you also to the staff of the Good Shepherd Community.