Ivan LeRoy Renshaw ©Enid News and Eagle 12-24-2017 Submitted by: Glenn
Funeral service for Ivan is 1:30 p.m. Saturday, December 16, 2017, at Cleo Springs Nazarene Church. Burial follows at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery west of Aline, with arrangements by Lanman Funeral Home, Inc., Helena. Viewing is 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday. www.LanmanMemorials.com. Facebook: Lanman Funeral Home Inc.
Ivan was born December 19, 1936, to Gene Renshaw and Pauline Melton Renshaw, and passed from this life December 11, 2017, in Enid. Ivan graduated from the Sulphur School for the Deaf in 1956. August 15, 1958, he married Carolyn Smith in Enid. Ivan and Carolyn had two sons, Jerry and Randall. Ivan was a typesetter for a newspaper. After he went to night school to become a welder, he worked for Waldon and in the oil field. The last phase of his career was the House Director for the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services. Ivan had lived in this area for over 50 years. He served as an officer in the Oklahoma Association for the Deaf, a voting delegate for the NationalAssociation for the Deaf and was a charter member and officer for the "Happy Deaf Campers." Ivan enjoyed fishing, welding and making metal art work. He also loved visiting with family and friends. Ivan and Carolyn traveled to over twenty states in their motor home with family and many deaf friends from all over the United States.
Those who preceded Ivan in death include his wife, Carolyn; father, Gene Renshaw; mother, Pauline Melton and stepmother, Ann Renshaw.
Survivors include his sons, Jerry Renshaw and wife, Jogay of Elgin, and Randall Renshaw and wife, Lisa of Beaver; seven grandchildren, Malanda Renshaw Rust, Micah Huey, Nichole Renshaw Jackson, Jared Huey, Brandon Renshaw, Jared Renshaw and Ryan Renshaw; great-grandchildren, Jade Jackson, Jorelyn Jackson, Raynie Renshaw and Jaxon Renshaw.
Memorials may be given to Deaf Missions, through the funeral home.
Carolyn Renshaw © Lanman Funeral Home, Inc. 12-2016 Submitted by: Jo Aguirre
OCTOBER 14, 1935 ~ DECEMBER 4, 2016
Cleo Springs-Funeral service for Carolyn, 81, will be Friday, December, 9, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at Cleo Springs Nazarene Church. Viewing will be Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. with family present from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Memorials may be given to Fairview Fellowship Home or Deaf Missions.
Carolyn was born on October 14, 1935 in Woods County, Oklahoma to Hurchel Marion Smith and Irene Reihm Smith and passed from this life on December 4, 2016 in Fairview. She graduated from the State School of the Deaf in Sulphur, Oklahoma in 1956. On August 16, 1958 Carolyn married Ivan Renshaw in Enid. Carolyn was a seamstress, cook and housekeeper at Fairview Fellowship Home until she retired on February 8, 1994. She had lived in this area for over 50 years. Carolyn enjoyed sewing, painting, drawing and helping others. She taught sign language to the Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts as well as many others. Carolyn and Ivan enjoyed traveling and camping in the motor home, traveling with family and their many deaf friends to twenty states all over the nation. She was a member of the Oklahoma Association for the Deaf, Enid Deaf Club and a charter member of the “Happy Deaf Campers.” Carolyn was a Christian and came to know the Lord in 1991.
Those who preceded her in death include her father, Hurchel Smith; mother, Irene Reihn Smith Bartness; step-father, Aldred N. Bartness and sister, Izetta Schriner Schinstock.
Survivors include her husband, Ivan Renshaw of Cleo Springs; two children, Jerry Renshaw and wife, Jogay of Elgin and Randall Renshaw and wife, Liza of Beaver; sisters, Colleen Willms and husband, Jim of Kingfisher and Donna Rich and husband, Jack of Enid; seven grandchildren, Malanda Renshaw Rust, Micah Huey, Nichole Renshaw Jackson, Jared Huey, Brandon Renshaw, Jared Ibison Renshaw and Ryan Renshaw; four great grandchildren, Raynie Renshaw, Jaxon Renshaw, Jade Jackson and Jordyn Jackson.
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