Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Renate E. King, 82, of Yorktown

Renate E. King (Courtesy of Altmeyer Funeral Home)

YORKTOWN — Renate E. King, 82, passed away at 12:15 am on May 3rd, 2022, at her home in Yorktown. Born January 25, 1940, in Bremerhaven, Germany, she was the daughter of the late August Carl Gerhard Kruger and Annchen Janssen Kruger. She married Jack King in 1960 when he was stationed in Germany in the USAF. They were married for 52 years and raised five children before Jack passed away in 2012. Renate enjoyed camping, gardening, sewing, painting, and in her later years, enjoyed playing darts with Jack at the Moose Lodge and American Legion. For the last several years, she ran an internet-based graphics business that produced original embroidered designs for several customers. Her family will miss her presence but will cherish their memories. She is survived by her children Gina (Culp) and her husband Mark, Glen King and his wife Cheyenne, Brian King, Brenda King and is preceded by her son Billy King, whose wife was Michelle King. Also left to cherish her memory are her 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

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