March 23, 1921 - March 27, 2020
NORWAY- Justin “Justy” N. Renier, 99, of Norway passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020 at ManorCare Nursing Home in Kingsford MI. He was born in Two Rivers WI, on March 23, 1921 the son of the late Justin and Leona (Jacquart) Renier. Justin grew up on various dairy farms in Wisconsin. In 1936 he moved with his family from Jefferson County WI to Faithorn. Justin married Doris Stein on March 5, 1956 in St. Stephen’s Church in Loretto. She preceded him in death on March 28, 2005. He joined the US Coast Guard in 1942, and served aboard the USS Poughkeepsie during WWII. After his military service, Justin worked at Lloyd Manufacturing in Menominee MI. He then began his lifelong career as a painter/decorator. He started his own business, Renier Painting and Decorating, painting many homes and businesses in the Norway area. He continued working until the age of 88. Justin is survived by his brother, Clifford Renier of Faithorn; many nieces and nephews; and his special friend, Geraldine Gardiner. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris; his parents; four sisters Julia (Clarence) Miller, Lucille (Vic) Polzin, Viola (Jesse) McClure, and Leona Renier; three brothers Joseph (Esther), Gilbert (Jane), and Orville (Millie) Renier; and sister-in-law Gloria Renier. Justin will be remembered for his amazing memory and keen sense of humor. He shared many stories of his painting days with Ron Jarley. He loved hunting and spending time at the Renier camp, sharing stories with the family. Justin also played baseball with his brothers and Faithorn friends. He was in good health until being admitted to the VA in Iron Mountain last September and then went to ManorCare in January. A Military graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 7 at 10:30 a.m. at the Norway Township Cemetery. The Renier family extends a special thank you to the staff at the VA CLC and ManorCare for their kindness and assistance, and to all who visited and prayed for him.
NORWAY- Justin “Justy” N. Renier, 99, of Norway passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020 at ManorCare Nursing Home in Kingsford MI. He was born in Two Rivers WI, on March 23, 1921 the son of the late Justin and Leona (Jacquart) Renier. Justin... View Obituary & Service Information
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