September 3, 1926 - November 7, 2017
Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home
Friday, November 10, 2017 1 p.m. at St. Joseph Cemetery
St. Joseph Cemetery
Joseph J. Rentler, age 91, passed away peacefully November 7, 2017. Born September 3, 1926 to Joseph and Florence Rentler Sr.. Served in U.S. Navy in the Seabees Battalion during World War II. He met the love of his life, Donna Mae Russell at Buckeye Business College. They were married January 3, 1949 and celebrated 64 years together until Donna’s passing in 2013. Preceded in death by his parents, his sisters, Loretta Young and Marion Davies and his grandson, Benjamin Russell Ketcham. Survived by 5 children, Linda (Mike) Ketcham, Judy (Rick) Bachman, Ronald Rentler, Joseph Rentler, Janet (Reggie) Lastinger. 7 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Retired from North American Rockwell, founding member of Church of The Resurrection, New Albany, Ohio. Member of several social groups including Family Ties and Square Wheels. Resident of Parkside Village, Westerville, Ohio and avid Euchre player. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville, Thursday 5-7 p.m.. Graveside service and interment will be held at St. Joseph Cemetery, Lockbourne, OH Friday at 1:00 p.m., Rev. Brad Jackson officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to Vitas Hospice, 655 Metro Place South, Suite 770, Columbus, OH 43017.