Gayle Irene Renker
July 31, 1931 - November 18, 2009


Life Legacy

RENKER, GAYLE I., 78 of Sebring, FL died Wednesday, Nov. 18th in Punta Gorda, FL. Gayle was born in Albert Lea, MN and in 1953 married Harry J. Renker in Chicago, IL., moving to Sebring in 1978. Gayle served with the Highlands Regional Medical Center Auxiliary for 26 years and had served as President several times. An active member of First United Methodist Church where she served as an usher. She is survived by her loving family, husband Harry; son, Michael (Lynn) Renker, Aurora, CO; daughters, Sandra Renker, Peachtree City, GA; Karen LaCombe, Albuquerque, NM and Carole (Charles) Surginer, Carrolton, GA; brother, Marlyn Peterson, Rochester, MN and sister, Joyce Peterson, Eagon, MN; seven grandchildren. Memorial service will be held, 2:00 pm, Sunday at First United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. Memorials are requested the American Heart Association. MORRIS FUNERAL CHAPEL, Sebring, FL.


Born: July 31, 1931
Place of Birth: Albert Lea, MN
Death: November 18, 2009
Place of Death: Punta Gorda, FL
Organizations: First United Methodist Church

Survived By

Harry J. Renker, Spouse
Michael (Lynn) Renker, Son
Sandra Renker, Daughter
Karen LaCombe, Daughter
Carole (Charles) Surginer, Daughter
Marlyn Peterson, Brother
Joyce Peterson, Sister
seven grandchildren


11/21/2009 - Sherry M. Tripp RN
What a graceful perfect lady Gail was. I have worked with her for the past 20 years and I have enjoyed her so. She will leave a large void @ HRMC and for everyone that knew and loved her.


11/21/2009 - Jim & Lyn Craft
Please accept our deepest sympathy. You are in our thoughts and prayers.