Marcella Jo Rensvold |

Marcella Jo Rensvold

Marcella Jo Rensvold died July 9, 2005, in Parachute. She was 69.

Marcella was born Aug. 26, 1935, to Vere Irvin Van Diver and Iva Whitaker.

She married Jerald Rensvold Aug. 17, 1973, in Missoula, Mont. She was a homemaker and loved to crochet. She worked with different photographs, and loved to paint with oils. She was a great mom, grandmother and wife, and loved her family dearly. She had many, many close friends and had many pets.

She was a member of the Christian Women’s Club in Battlement Mesa, and also a member of the Cancer Support Group of Glenwood Springs and Battlement Mesa.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry Rensvold, of Rifle; son, Rodney Barker, of Rifle; daughters Nancy Sue Baldwin, of La Grande, Ore., Carol (Don) Kennedy, of Rifle, Cindy (Bob) Short, of Livingston, Mont., and Carla (Wayne) Krabbe, of Palisade; sister Bonnie (Jack) Reed, of Farmington, N.M.; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Susie Walker.

A chapel service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 15, at the Rifle Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Ron Powers of the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church presiding.

Burial will be at Battlement Mesa Cemetery in Parachute.

Rifle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Roaring Fork Hospice, P.O. Box 1970, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602.

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