Charlotte Marie (Skalbeck) Renner of Prior Lake, formerly of Sacred Heart, passed away peacefully at McKenna Crossing in Prior Lake on May 14, 2018. Charlotte was born to Marvin and Adella (Hegdahl) Skalbeck on January 6th, 1931 in Hawk Creek Township near Sacred Heart. She graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1949. Following the death of her father Charlotte stayed home to help her mother manage the family of four younger siblings and their home. During her youth she was active in 4-H and enjoyed participating in the Renville County Fair.
Charlotte was united in marriage to Lohart Renner on October 22nd, 1960 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church of Sacred Heart. Charlotte and husband Lohart had always been active members of their church and were charter members of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Prior Lake. Both Charlotte and Lohart loved traveling and also attending family and friend events. At their lake home of forty years they always had lovely flower and vegetable gardens. Both were active members of an area garden club. Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents and brothers Julian and Wesley, and sister Yvonne (Gale) Lennon.
She is survived by her husband of fifty-seven years Lohart Renner and brother Bruce (Cheryl) of St. Cloud, and many nieces and nephews. Funeral service is Monday, June 11, 2018 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church of Prior Lake. Service is at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior. Interment will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Holy Cross Lutheran Church of Prior Lake, Sacred Heart Area Historical Society (Sacred Heart), or a charity of your choice. www.Washburn-McReavy.com – Dawn Valley Chapel ((952) 941-7686)