Ellen B. Renihan

Born on: November 4, 1941
Departed on: August 30, 2014

Visitation: September 4, 2014 at 5:00 pm
Service: September 5, 2014 at 11:00 am
Burial: Cloverdale Cemetery

Ellen B. Renihan, 72 of Greencastle, IN passed away Saturday August 30th, 2014. She was born November 4th, 1941 in Indianapolis, IN. She was the daughter of the late Walter X. and Rosa Nelly (Craft) Braun. She married Daniel Lee Renihan January 24, 1959.

In May of 2013, Ellen retired from DePauw University where she had worked in the Memorial Student Union (the Hub) for over 20 years. Prior to that she worked as a cook at the daycare center at NASA in Huntsville, Alabama, as a cook at Merchants National Bank in Greencastle and ran her own beauty shop in Indianapolis.

Ellen was a Member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Greencastle. She loved to play Yahtzee, Scrabble and Candy Crush, and nothing made her happier than to have a home full of people to cook for.

Survivors include her children Debra Crowe and husband Gary, Brazil, IN. Lance Renihan and wife Michelle, Indianapolis, Chris Renihan and wife Margi, New Providence, IA and Kim Shrum and husband Roger, Cloverdale, IN, 11 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and her only living sibling, sister Gladys Newhouse.

In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by her son Daniel P. Renihan.

Services will be held Friday September 5th, 2014 at 11:00am, Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale, IN. Visitation will be Thursday September 4th, 2014 from 5:00pm till 8:00pm. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Womens Guild at St. Paul Catholic Church, 202 E. Washington St., Greencastle, IN 46135. Condolences may be sent to the family at: cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net.