Ilse Renn

Peacefully with her family by her side, Ilse Renn (nee Waelz) of Tillsonburg, Ontario passed away on June 29, 2023 after a brief illness in her 82nd year.
Ilse is survived by her husband of almost 60 years, Robert Renn.
Loving Mother of Sandra Foster (Paul Barta), and Jim (Terry) Renn. Adored Grandma of Jessica Foster (Sheldon), Shannon Renn (Mike), Evan Renn (Josephine), Chelsea Barta, and Brad Barta. Special great Grandma of Landon Wolfe.
Ilse was sister to Gerlinde (Helmut) Friz, Arnold (Karin) Waelz, Lore (Frank) Wiese and Fred (Carol) Waelz. Sister-in-law to Dora Gimpel (Don deceased), Ruth Heine (Herb deceased), and predeceased by Clara and John Sprau. Loved by many nieces and nephews.
Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorial donations to the Oxford County Animal Rescue, PO Box 406, Woodstock, Ontario N4S 1E2 would be greatly appreciated and may be made directly.
Wareing Cremation Services, 346 Simcoe Street, Tillsonburg, Ontario has been entrusted with Final Arrangements. Your messages of remembrance and condolence may be shared here at

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  • Ilse’s family and friends,
    My condolences on the passing of a truly remarkable lady.
    She had a lovely personality, and was a joy to speak with.
    Cherish your memories, may they bring peace and comfort to your heart and soul
    Margaret Saunders

    Margaret Saunders
  • Our Sympathies Tante Ilse was a very special Lady

    Frank and Denise Wiese
  • My heartfelt condolences to my brother Bob and Sandra, her family, Jim and family in the loss of a beautiful lady and loving person. Her passing will be deeply felt. Love, Dora

    Dora Gimpel

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