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36885 Goddard Rd.
Romulus, MI 48174
Phone: (734) 941-9200
Fax: (734) 941-8232
Phillip Renke
In Memory of
Phillip J. Renke
1933 - 2017
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Obituary for Phillip J. Renke

Phillip J. Renke
Phillip J. Renke, 84, of Romulus, Michigan, passed away on October 24, 2017. Phillip was born April 6, 1933 in Romulus, Michigan. He was the son of the late Felix Renke and Cecelia (Schoenrock) Renke.

As a life long resident of Romulus, he was active in the community and retired from the City of Romulus DPW as a foreman. Along with several high school friends, Phil was a co-founder and coach of the Romulus Little League Flyers football team back in the early 1970’s, as well as an usher at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, a member of the City of Romulus Planning Commission for many years, and a member of the Tax Increment Finance Authority (TIFA). He also loved spending time with his family, fishing, bowling, taking family trips, working in the yard, and collecting antique radios. Phil was a devoted Catholic and held strong faith based values that he instilled in his children and grandchildren.

To cherish his memory, he leaves behind his wife; Michele Renke, four children; David (Beth) Renke, Steven (Linda) Renke, Janet (Jeff) Schonscheck, and Julie (Manuel) Manago, one brother; Raymond (Loretta) Renke, thirteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Phil was preceded in death by his parents; and three sisters; Genevieve Dugan, Patricia Renke, and Mary Ann Banks.

Friends may gather from 1:00pm to 8:00pm on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at Crane Funeral Home, 36885 Goddard Rd. Romulus, Michigan 48174, (734) 941-9200, with a rosary at 6:00pm. Prayers will be on Friday, October 27, 2017 at Crane Funeral Home at 10:30am, with the mass will follow at St. Aloysius Catholic Church at 11:00am, with Father John Dumas officiating. Interment will take at Michigan Memorial Park.

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