Dorothy Renzelman 1918-2020

Dorothy Nadine Renzelman was born Aug. 28, 1918 south of Eckley. The eldest of Frank and Nellie Ireland. She grew up in the sandhills, attended country schools, graduating in 1936. She married Paul Renzelman in 1940. They had one daughter, Elaine. They spent their lives farming in Yuma and retired to Loveland in 1974. Dorothy enjoyed cooking, canning, quilting and teaching ceramics.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul and four brothers; Bill, Kenneth, Duane and Richard.
She is survived by her daughter, Elaine Garland and two sisters; Doris Kauffman and Katheryn Hathaway and a sister in law, Arlene Ireland. She loved a host of nieces and nephews.
A Graveside Celebration of Life was held in the Grandview Cemetery Thursday, Aug. 6 at 2 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern Colorado in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home.
Schmidt-Jones Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.