SPRINGFIELD — Verena “Rennie” Mullett, 75, of Springfield, passed
away at midnight on Sunday, July 13, 2014 in Heartland of Springfield.
was born Oct. 27, 1938 in Putnam County the daughter of Hugo and
Magdalene (Buss) Schroeder. Formerly of Kalida, she graduated in 1957
from Kalida High School. She and her family moved to Springfield in the
summer of 1970.
She worked at many food services such as Silver
Swan, Mr. J’s., Every Green, Harvest House and then at Wittenberg in
food service for a number of years. Rennie attended Lighthouse
Pentecostal Church. She loved all the people she came in contact with.
is survived by her two sons, Glenn and Yvonne Schmitz and Dennis and
Donna Mullett; one grandson, Zan Mullett and one great granddaughter,
Victoria Patton, all of Springfield.
She enjoyed reading, puzzles,
baking, gardening all of her special flowers and the Wittenberg
basketball team. She made many friends over the years including her
special friends, Emma Suttle, Linda Leonard and Larry and Patty Davis,
all of Springfield.
She left behind five brothers and five
sisters, George and Marciel Schroeder and Angela Maag, all of Ottawa,
Betty Schroeder of Orlando, Alex and Nancy Schroeder of Findlay, Eleanor
and Ken Unterbrink of Michigan, Fr. Steve Schroeder, Johanna and
Norbert Rieman of Ottawa, Ted and Judy Schroeder of Columbus Grove, Rita
and Steve Kuhlman of Ottawa and Frank and Dorothy Schroeder of Kalida,
and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her
parents and grandparents, her first husband, Elmer Schmitz in 1966, her
special companion of 28 years, John L. Davis and one brother, John
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday in the
Conroy Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on
Thursday in the funeral home with her brother, Fr. Steve Schroeder,
officiating. Burial will follow in St. John Roman Catholic Cemetery,
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Springfield Regional Cancer Center.