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Charles "Chuck" Renning

November 4, 1938 ~ April 2, 2021 (age 82)

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Charles “Chuck” L. Renning, age 82,of Longville, MN, formerly of Shell Rock, IA, went to be with the Lord on April 2, 2021.

Chuck was born on November 4, 1938 to George and Irma (Orth) Renning in Shell Rock, IA.  It was in this same area that he grew up, graduating from Shell Rock High School with the class of 1957. He was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart, Judith Busching on March 10, 1961.  He went on to serve in the United States Air Force in telephone maintenance, retiring after 20 years of honorable service.  Chuck then worked at Terex in Waverly, IA in machine maintenance until his second retirement.  Chuck and Judy moved to Longville, MN where they enjoyed the beauty of Northern Minnesota.  

Chuck was a member or Shell Rock United Methodist Church and the Longville Community Church. He was also active in the Avery Slight American Legion, The Amvets, and the Air Force Sgts. Association.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 60 years, Judy of Longville; his children: Kimberly (Russell) Schrader of Laporte City, IA and Gregory (Karen) Renning of Cedar Rapids, IA; three grandsons, one granddaughter and six great-grandsons.   

Chuck was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, two sisters and his great-grandson.

A memorial service will be held at the Longville Community Church at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 8, 2021, with masks and social distancing. Pastor Duane Brown will be officiating.   Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in Shell Rock, IA.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Longville Community Church. Arrangements provided by Whispering Pines Funeral & Cremation Service (  


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