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Connie B. Renoos

A beloved mother, daughter and sister, Connie passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017 at her home in Plainwell.

She was born July 9, 1963 the daughter of Ronald and Barbara (Nicol) Katsma. Connie was a teacher for special needs children in the Gobles Public School System. She loved teaching and was very devoted to, and loved by her students and their families.

Connie was an active member of the Encounter Church (formerly Plainwell Assembly of God) and had been a Sunday school teacher and part of the worship team. In her spare time she enjoyed spending time up north, hiking, camping, gardening, reading and hunting for rocks on the seashore.

Surviving are her children, Joshua (Lindsey) Renoos of Galesburg and Audrey Renoos of Plainwell; mother, Barbara Katsma of Plainwell; siblings, Karen (Max) Raymond of Hickory Corners and Kristi Katsma of Detroit; niece, Tia (Kevin) Cox of Richland along with several extended family members.

She was preceded in death by her father, Ronald Katsma.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

Friends may visit with Connie’s family starting at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Encounter Church with the memorial service following at 11:00 A.M., Pastor David Alderman officiating.

Contributions in memory of Connie may be made to the Encounter Church.

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Cheryl (Ruthruff) Gavin

October 28, 2017 at 9:51 pm

So sorry to read about Connie. Trusting God’s Love will bring you all comfort and peace during this time of healing. Sending my love and prayers to all of her family, Barb, Connie’s children, Karen and her family and Kristi.


Phillip Pyron

October 29, 2017 at 5:24 am

Mrs. Renoos was a wonderful and passionate person who took her own personal time to help me, one of her stidents, to learn to read and right. She always had time for her students no matter what. She is a golden light, that guided us kids into the light of knowledge, and self reliance. She will be missed dearly and I hope I can be half as great as she was. Mrs. Renoos was a major part of my life for learning new things in life, she showed me so many new things in life in and outta school. God bless her soul and let her jurnney to the after life be sweet and pleasant. My heart and prayers goes out to her family and loved ones.


Trish Harrison

October 30, 2017 at 7:47 pm

I’m so sorry to hear about Connie. I feel very lucky to have gotten to know her through the Y. You’re in my thoughts during this tough time.


J. Moore/Volunteer

October 31, 2017 at 10:59 am

To the Family of Connie B. Renoos,

So sorry to learn about the loss of your Dear Loved One, Connie. Please know that so many people share your grief with you to help you through this difficult time of sorrow. Please accept my deepest condolences as we await the time when Christ Jesus will awaken all of those who have fallen asleep in death; including your Beloved, Connie.

(John 11:41-44)


Bethann (Kimsey) Talsma

November 4, 2017 at 1:55 pm

I’m so sorry for our earthly loss. Sending up prayers for peace and comfort to all left behind. May you feel God’s hugs today as He carries you.


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