Emerson High School, Class of 1965

Gary, Indiana

Renee (Thomas) Reynolds

VALPARAISO, IN Renee Reynolds (nee Thomas) age 69 of Valparaiso, formerly of Hobart, passed away on September 2, 2016. She was a graduate of Emerson High School, class of 1965. She was a former employee of Greenwald Surgical Co. in Lake Station and formerly a flight attendant for American Airlines. Renee was also a member of Tri Kappa Sorority in Hobart where she served as President and Treasurer. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert, Sr. and Irene Thomas; and brother, Donald Thomas. Renee is survived by her husband of 47 years, Chris Reynolds of Valparaiso; daughter Laura Ann (Daniel) Paluch of Valparaiso; son, James Thomas (Kathryn) Reynolds of Hoffman Estates, IL; grandchildren: Joel Suchak, Samantha and Nathan Reynolds; brother, Herb (Barbara) Thomas of Bella Vista, AR; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to visit with Renee's family on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home, 701 E. 7th St., Hobart. Funeral service will be celebrated on Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville. www.burnsfuneral.com

Published in The NW Times on Sep. 5 & 6, 2016

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