Chester Frank Renner of Clear Lake, Iowa was born Aug. 23, 1918 in Daykin, Neb., the son of Robert S. and Nora Elizabeth (Lindekugel) Renner. He died Feb. 2, 2011 at Mercy Medical Center North Iowa, Mason City, Iowa at the age of 92.
He attended country school for three years and graduated from Daykin High School in the spring of 36.
Two years later he moved to Clear Lake with his parents to a farm south of Clear Lake. He found a job working for a farmer who also needed a hired girl, so he sent a proposal back to his high school sweet heart, Ina Mae Jarchow.
They were married on April 30, 1938.
In 1948, they moved to a farm east of Klemme, Iowa , where they farmed until Ina Mae passed away in 1984.
After retirement, he moved to Clear Lake. He married Elsie (Theimann) Murray on July 9, 1984.
He loved all sports.