Eileen Rennaker

On February 8, 1947 she was married in Basingstoke, England at the age of 16 to Alfred S. Hutton, and moved from Hampshire, England to Indiana where she had lived since 1947.

She was employed at Byron Health Center and assisted her daughter Linda at the Watering Can for over 30 years.

Mrs. Rennecker was a member of First Eel River Baptist Church were she used her decorating skills to insure the church was always ready for any type of service with fresh flowers.

Mrs. Rennecker enjoyed sewing, gardening, flower arranging, puzzles, and going to Shipshewana.

Her first husband Alfred preceded her in death in 1975. She is also preceded in death by her second husband Richard Rennecker in 1981.

The surviving relatives include three daughters, Linda (Dennis) Reiling of Churubusco, Cynthia Fahl of Larwill, and Laura (Tim) Beucler of Columbia City; two sons, Steven (Vicki) Hutton of Leo and Barry Hutton of Largo, FL; four sisters, Phyllis Hellstone of Basingstoke, England, Barbra Geary of Sturminster Newton, England, Sylvia Kingston of Basingstoke, and Shirley (Gilbert) Provis of Treochy Rhondda Glam, Wales; four brothers, Cyril (Joy) Holmes of Kingston, England, Geoffrey Holmes, Robert (Vivian, Barbra) Holmes, and Mervyn Holmes, all of Basingstoke England; 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Bessie Elzey and Winifred Irene Cook.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, with Pastor Glen Frances, officiating.

The family will receive friends at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, or one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in the Eel River Cemetery, Allen County.

For those who wish, memorials may be directed to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home.

To leave an online condolence for the family, log on to www.sheetsandchilds.net.

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