Longtime resident of Midland, passed away at the age of 96 on August 4th. She is the beloved mother of Beate Brigham (William) and loving grandmother of Christopher (Sonia), Devon (Nalicia) and Nicole Allio. Great grandmother to Aurora and Gino. Renate worked at Ernst Leitz Canada for many years. She was also a volunteer with the Cancer Society and loved to garden, entertain and spend time with her family and friends. Renate loved her family with all her heart and she will be greatly missed. A private memorial was held and condolences will be received by the LeClair Cremation Centre. We would like to extend our sincere gratitude for the care Renate received at Hillcrest Village.