CHARLES W. RENSHAW
Dr. Charles W. Renshaw, age 92, of Auburn Hills, Michigan passed away on Jan. 6, 2020. He was born on April 13, 1927 to Frank and Faye (nee Durkee) Renshaw and he was raised on the Lapeer County Dairy Farm. Charles went on to graduate from Michigan State University in 1955 earning his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. While at MSU, he was a member of the Livestock Judging Team from 1950-1951 and a member of Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity. Charles established his Veterinary Clinic in 1955 and he practiced in Imlay City for 30 years until his retirement in 1985. He was an Honor Roll member of AVMA, life member of Michigan VMA, past president of Thumb VA, member and past president of Eastern Michigan Fair Board, director of Security Bank Northeast for 23 years, and former member of Lost Lake Woods Club and Hope Lutheran Church. Charles became a member of St. John Lutheran, Rochester, after moving to Heritage in the Hills. He was preceded in death by his wife Carole Schultz, whom he married in 1951. He is survived by his children, Craig (Juanita) of San Antonio, Texas, Clare (Debbie) of Fenton, Michigan, and Christine (Jeffrey) of Rochester, Michigan; and his five grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 at 11 a.m., with gathering beginning at 10 a.m. until time of service, at St. John Lutheran Church, 1011 W. University Drive, Rochester, Michigan. Memorial contributions in Charles’ memory may be made to Hope Lutheran Building Trust (5462 Nicholson Hill Road, Hubbard Lake, Michigan, 49747) or the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine (535 Chestnut Road, Room 300, East Lansing, Michigan, 48824). www.pixleyfh.com .