THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Allen J. Renier
Allen James Renier, 49, of Pittsfield, passed away Friday, Feb. 17 of smoke inhalation caused from a fire at his home.
Born June 2, 1967, in Green Bay, to Ron and Janey (Steeno) Renier of Kelly Lake, Suring, he graduated from N.E.W. Lutheran High School in 1985 and attended UWGB.
He enjoyed sports, excelling at hockey for the De Pere Youth Hockey Program from age five thru high school and also in baseball at N.E.W. A member of the original Kelly Lake NAIADS Water Ski Team, he also was an avid hunter and fisherman, spending many hours at Kelly Lake and in the woods of Dunbar. He worked at many industries, but mostly at Carver/Marquis Boat Companies in Pulaski.
He is survived by a son, Devin; his parents, Ron and Janey; his nephews/brothers, Chad (Godson) and Nicole Renier with their children, Paige, Kylee and Cayden (Godson); Nick Renier and Alexia Duschene with their daughter, Aria and Jake and Krysta Renier with their children, Eiven and Evalynn; aunts and uncles, Con Umentum, Larry and Judy Steeno, Phil and Lynne Steeno, Bea Toth and Tim and Carolyn Steeno; a cousin, Pat Maes, who he considered to be another sister; his Goddaughter, Hayley Seiltz and Devin's mom, Melissa Renier; cousins and many friends.
He was accompanied on his journey to Heaven by Molly Brockman who also died in the fire and was preceded in death by two sisters, Debbie and Tammy; his grandparents, Sylvester and Mary Steeno and Harold and Adeline Renier; his Godparents, uncle, Dick and aunt, Anne Maes, aunt, Pegi Umentum, uncle, Jim Toth; cousin, Susie Maes, cousin, Brandon Maes and his favorite person, Gramma Rose Seiltz.
The family greeted relatives and friends at Proko Wall Funeral Home in Green Bay on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 9:30 a.m. until time of the funeral service at noon, with close family friend, Rev. Bill Kamke officiating. A memorial fund has been established in his name to be shared among the causes he supported. Proko Wall Funeral Home of Green Bay assisted the family with arrangements.