Paula S. Renken, 52, of Washington, passed away at home Sunday, June 28, 2020.
She was born May 23, 1968 in Peoria to Paul and Sondra Urban. She married Timothy Renken on June 16, 1990 in East Peoria.
She is survived by her husband and her mother, and was preceded in death by her father and her furry friends, Buddy, Max and Wednesday.
Paula graduated with honors from Washington Community High School, Illinois Central College and Bradley University. She liked to do crafts and listen to music. Paula was selfless, always putting others first and being considerate of them. She was also a fighter, bravely battling cancer for over four years.
A funeral service for Paula will be held at 10:30am Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington. Pastor Mary Arnold will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:00am until the time of the service. Interment will be at Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria. Paula requested that all attending the services wear something purple.
Memorial contributions may be made to Rescued Heart Animal Hospital, 3521 Broadway, Pekin, IL
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