Rena L. Foltz, Lake Geneva Area, WI (1926-2014)
February 19, 1926 - August 7, 2014
Rena L. Foltz, 88, a lifelong resident of the Lake Geneva Area, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at her home. The former Rena Lucille Lasch was born in Lyons Township on Feb. 19, 1926, the daughter of the late Walter and Bernice (Travis) Lasch. She graduated from Elkhorn High School in 1944. On Jan. 25, 1947, in Elkhorn, WI, she was united in marriage to Harry J. Foltz; he preceded her in death on Jan. 8, 2012. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Pell Lake, WI, and a member and Past President of the Women of the Church. She was the Volunteer coordinator at the Lake Geneva Public Library from 1986-2013, and a member of the Friends of the Library. She was a member of the Lake Geneva Junior Women's Club. She was a charter member and member of the board of the Woodlands Conservancy. She was a Patron member of Lakeland Animal Welfare Society.
Rena is survived by two sons, Steven (Patricia) Foltz of Oregon, WI, and Timothy Foltz of Lake Geneva, WI; a granddaughter, Jessica (Scott) Yilek; one great-grandchild; and one sister, Blanche Klaehn of Elkhorn, WI. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a sister, Phyllis Utter.
Private family services will be held. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials are requested in Rena's name to: Lakeland Animal Shelter or Touched by a Paw. DERRICK FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES is assisting the Foltz family with arrangements. To sign the on-line guest registry go to www.derrickfuneralhome.com.