Nov. 25, 1953 - July 1, 2013
SOUTH BEND - Kathleen A. "Kathi" Renz, 59, of South Bend, died Monday, July 1, 2013, at Rivercrest Specialty Hospital in Mishawaka.
Kathi was born Nov. 25, 1953, to Oscar and Marie (Pekariski) Renz in South Bend.
They, along with a sister, Karen Renz, preceded her in death.
Kathi is survived by her special friends and caregivers, Jeff Maple, Beckie, Joan and Joe Clawson, all of Elkhart, and Greg Wulle, of South Bend.
Kathi was a Ball State graduate and an avid Chicago Cubs baseball fan. She was a third-grade teacher for 26 years at Lincoln School. Kathi was a generous and caring person who always worked hard.
Per her request there will be no visitation. A graveside service will be at 4 p.m. Friday, July 5, at Highland Cemetery in South Bend.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hartzlergutermuthinman.com. Memorials may be made to Michiana Hematology Oncology, Attn. Patients Related, 3975 William Richardson Drive, South Bend, IN 46628.
A special thank-you to everyone with whom Kathi entrusted her care, most significantly Michiana Hematology Oncology, Memorial Hospital and Rivercrest Specialty Hospital.