Saturday, June 8th, 2019
Jim A. Rengers, age 66, of Coldwater, died on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Lima Memorial Hospital surrounded by family.
He was born February 1, 1953, in Coldwater to the late Joseph & Elvaneta (Frenzer) Rengers. On May 3, 1975, he married Rita (Link) Rengers, and she survives in Coldwater.
Jim is also survived by children, Lindsay & Craig Alig of Ft. Recovery, Ted & Halle Rengers of Hudson, Nick & Ashley Rengers of Hilliard, Michael & Brooke Rengers of Westerville, and Megan Rengers & Gavin Bettinger of Coldwater. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren, as well as siblings and in-laws, Phil & Joan Rengers of Chickasaw, Tom & Sue Rengers of New Bremen, Marilyn & Stan Heitkamp of Van Buren, Rocket & Paula Rengers of St. Henry, Bud & Kathy Link of Celina, and Steve Link of Montezuma.
He is preceded in death by sister-in-law, Deb Link.
Jim was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, where he served many years as a CCD teacher. He was retired from Crown and the former Huffy plant.
He was a longtime volunteer firefighter in Coldwater and Chickasaw. Jim was an avid coin collector. He also enjoyed playing horseshoes and cheering on the Coldwater Cavaliers, Buckeyes, Reds, and Bengals.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, June 10, 2019 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater. Burial will follow in Precious Blood Cemetery, Chickasaw. Friends may call on Sunday, June 9, from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM and on Monday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Coldwater EMS or Coldwater Fire Department.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.