MERIDEN - Reinhardt W. Renn, 92, formerly of 47 Empire Avenue, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2003 at Haven Health Care Center in Cromwell. He was the husband of the late Selina Kuhn Renn. Born in Berlin on Jan. 17, 1911, he was the son of the late Daniel and Edmunda Manthei Renn. Before his retirement, he had been employed as lumber yard manager at the Berlin Building Supply Company. He is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Olivette and John Barbaria of Milford, Elaine C. and James Wild of New Britain and Eleanor L. Renn of Meriden; one son and daughter-in-law, Robert D. and Nancy Renn of Greenville, SC; two sisters, Otillie Renn of Plainville and Edith Carpenter of Alabama; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, Arthur Renn; a sister, Margaret Dickon and by his first wife, Alma Kramer. Funeral service will be Thurs. Sept. 18, 2003 at 10 a.m. at BEECEHR & BENNETT FLATOW FUNEAL HOME, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. The Rev. David Brinkley will officiate. Burial will follow at Maple Cemetery in Berlin. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral. If desired, contributions in Mr. Renn's memory may be made to Connecticut VNA Hospice Care, 111 Founders Plaza, Suite 200, East Hartford, CT 06l08.

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  1. Especially for Jim and Elaine Wild and family and Ollie and her family. Thinking of you today and extending our sympathy for your loss. For Jim and Elaine, thank you so much for permitting Salley\’s grandmother role, you were all in her heart. And thank you both so very much for helping us when we really needed it. Please accept our fervent wish for your dad\’s peace and serenity. Ernie and Lupe

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