John Hughes Rencher 1929 ~ 2011

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John Rencher - Father, Granddad, Brother, Friend - returned home to his Heavenly Father on June 12, 2011 after a short battle withcancer. He was born March 19, 1929 to John and Mary Rencher. He married Sharon Holyoak on June 24, 1955 in the Salt Lake Temple. Dad graduated from Burley High in 1947 (lettering in football and All-State in track) and graduated from the U of U in 1955. Dad later entered the Air Force, ultimately flying B-47 bombers in the Strategic Air Command. Following his military service Dad worked for Tronac, E Systems, and Hercules Inc., and for the State of Utah as Director of Industrial Promotions. Dad served a three-year LDS mission to Sweden and had many other callings in the LDS Church. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers Horace and Irvine; and several nephews. He is survived by his sweetheart, Sharon; sons John (Karen) Rencher, Jaryl (Julie) Rencher, Jaren (Leslie) Rencher; brother Clifford (Helen) Rencher; sisters-in-law Cherie and Doris; 10 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the staff at St. Mark's Hospital third floor and TCC units and the staff at CareSource for their loving care. Funeral services: 11:00 a.m. on Fri., June 17 at the Fortuna Ward, 4407 S. Fortuna Way, SLC. View-ings: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thurs., June 16 at the church and 9:30-10:30 prior to services. Interment: Wasatch Lawn, 3410 Highland Drive. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society.